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Offline K9

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NOBODYS DOG
« on: January 30, 2008, 08:27:09 PM »
Today is the death day of nobodyís dog
Nothing will mark it but a note in the log
Iím faceless and nameless and no tears will fall
For I know in your world I have no worth at all

To you, my sweet someone, Iím a friend and a dear
We ran the wind daily and you held me so near
But the gate was left open Ė I chanced a walk on my own
Iíd have cowered in fear if only Iíd known

I know how you cried on the night that I strayed
I know how you searched, I know how you prayed
But I went to a pound far far from our home
Where I crouched in despair in my kennel alone

I know that you phoned for I heard your dear voice
And I hoped you would hear me so I barked myself hoarse
Although Iím a Lab cross with stockings all white
On their form Iím a Staff cross Ė the descriptionís not right 

So they said Iím not here and I sank to my bed
My kennel coughís worse and I canít raise my head
The rescue came yesterday but they hadnít a place
For an un-neutered cross breed with his mucus-streaked face

If only youíd come to search for me here
You would have known me at once, you would have sensed I was near
You would have sorted my ills, you would have carried me home
And I promise our God no more would I roam

Now my eyes plead for mercy for my seven days are done
And I am waiting with dread for the final vet run
No arms will caress me as they inject me to death
No words will comfort me as I take my last breath

When the body man comes, it is fitting Iím found
In a bin bag in the freezer in the depths of the pound
Thrown away like the rubbish - no respect and no shame
Denied even the time to find you again

My loyalty and devotion they did cruelly betray
Without microchip or nametag, I am just a dispensable stray
Once waggy-tailed, once proud, beloved and free
Oh Dad look with pain at what mankindís done to me!

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« Last Edit: January 30, 2008, 08:28:48 PM by K9 »
He is your friend,your partner, your defender,Your Dog! You are his life,his love,his leader! He will be yours,faithful and true to the last beat of his heart! You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion!
SAVING ONE DOG MAY NOT CHANGE THE WORLD BUT IT SURE WILL CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THAT ONE DOG

Offline Crystal

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Re: NOBODYS DOG
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2011, 08:04:44 PM »
Simply cannot add to this for crying.  :'(