Sunday, May 12, 2024

Happy mother's day dog-moms!


  Here is a poem my daughter recently wrote about Charly...



I remember when you were still a puppy and I was small

You were so gentle, licking food off my legs

And letting me use your teeth as an xylophone.

Why were you so gentle?

 

I remember when we would make pancakes 

You would be whining for your share

We reluctantly gave you a piece.

But, why were you never full?

 

I remember when you ate the turkey

The only time you were full

We wrestled the bird out of your mouth.

Did you ever think you could get away with your crime?

 

I remember when you began to grow old

You walked slow short distances

Stairs were but a distant memory.

How will we tell when you are about to leave us?

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