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A Sad Day at the Veterinary Clinic

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A Sad Day at the Veterinary Clinic

(To my Best Friend)

For you I dream of hope
always for tomorrow,
yet this day one hope’s never to end
although this life without a dream
a reality to pretend,
alas without a lifetime friend.

It’s almost tomorrow
a life sadly coming to an end,
something inside of me tells one
I’d been so wrong
when dreaming of our lives
in streams of tomorrow.

It’s almost tomorrow
this day one hope’s never to end,
tomorrow I know you’ll cease
to be my only friend
this life you live
to come to an end.

Goodbye! Oh no it’s almost tomorrow
this day which will wrench us apart,
“Please oh please
take the good out of goodbye,
there is nothing good,
about a final farewell”

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  1. Date: 12/10/2012 1:58:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Harry, very sad to loose such a companion! :) Tanya

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 8:05:00 AM
    Boy anyone that's been through this will well up with tears--like me!

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 10:55:00 AM
    I had seen this one before, harry, and it is a heart wrenching poem. It's beyond sad to lose a companion that we have grown so close to over the years. BIG congrats on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 10:52:00 AM
    Very touching poem... Congratulations on the win.

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 5:58:00 AM
    I remember this one from a while ago harry, so sad . congratulations xx

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 3:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem - thanks for the nice contest. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 8:47:00 PM
    Harry, , CONGRATULATIONS :-) ON YOUR XOOL WINNING pet poem.. always~LINDA

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 7:56:00 PM
    So sad Harry. Of course we know when we get them the day will come. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 7:00:00 PM
    thanks 4 the support~LUV~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/4/2012 11:04:00 PM
    soupmail!

  1. Date: 12/23/2011 7:21:00 PM
    this is beautiful... the unheard words spoke clearly through this poem.

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 11:09:00 AM
    i'm in that club too. lizzy says it all.TS

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 8:43:00 AM
    I had to do it too and remember and how terrible it was. Such a tender write so full of emotion. Makes my eyes fill up. Hope your Christmas is beautiful and New Year full of inspiration Harry. Thank you for all your wonderful visits this past year. Luv, Lizzy

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 8:13:00 AM
    Sorry about you loss Harry, Hugs x

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 12:15:00 AM
    A sad tale beautifully written....U captured that emotions...Harrry..

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 6:41:00 PM
    Harry, I can really relate to this one. We had to set a day to have our dearest cat put to sleep several years ago. The two new cats simply cannot replace her. they don't even come close! (about my avatar. I don't understand how to do it.I just happened to get that picture in sunglasses easily. I tried to change it for ya to see my eyes,but it didn't work out. The one I tried was too blurry, and I ended up with another sunglasses picture. haha)

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 6:07:00 PM
    This reminds me of that old country-western song of yesteryear titled "Old Shep". Very descriptive as it aroused my emotions while reading.

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 4:26:00 PM
    beautifully penned

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 1:57:00 PM
    Oh Harry I always say see you later. I can never bring myself to say goodbye. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Love and blessing to you and yours, Carol

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 12:58:00 PM
    such sweet sense of longing that fills this page with laguid imagery, harry..:) huggs!

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