To my best friend and love of my life. So sorry you are gone


(Plainsboro, NJ)

Gotti...Dapper Dan, my truest friend ever

Gotti...Dapper Dan, my truest friend ever

How wide the eyes he showed to you
Filled with so much praise
He looked at you attentively
With love and amaze
Wet kisses he bestowed to you
Showing all his devotion
How lucky to be loved like that
With such adoring emotion
How big his personality
And his stubborn, silly ways
You laughed with him constantly
Even on your darkest days
You watched him grow and played with him
Just to feel his grin
You wiped the spit and peanut-butter
Off his hairy chin
You inhaled his smell like body spray
His wet nose dug in your ear
He took away the loneliness
Whenever he was near
Cuddles he set forth to you
Made you feel so at home
He never asked for much from you
Just long walks and milk bones
How much he loved you loving him
In all the ways you would
And how he knew you’d do anything
To save him if you could.

Dedicated To my wonderful, amazing, dog... Gotti Dapper Dan 2005-2010

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Thank you!
by: Julia

What a beautiful poem! I especially like the ending- I think we all feel that way- that if we could save them from death- we would. Thank you for sharing this- it has really helped me to grieve for my best friend Lucky. Thank you!

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