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A Thanksgiving Tongue Bathing

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A Thanksgiving Tongue Bathing

Tender pats of a grateful mum
Saved from deaths door and sure scorching
The heat and ash were so close to overpowering
When a savior reached out and lifted us to safety....

How can I say thankyou, you are my hero?
I have not words but an overflowing heart
I give what I have....a tender touch
As I wipe the dust from your eyes

**Written about a picture of a mother dog that was rescued along with her pups from a burning 
building by a brave fireman. The mother dog licked his face tenderly to say thanks for your help!

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  1. Date: 1/30/2011 7:45:00 AM
    Awesome write, Doris! Great words!...All the best!...Love, Gert

  1. Date: 1/28/2011 7:16:00 PM
    Very Nicely Worded!!! Christine

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 7:39:00 AM
    Elegantly put Doris! Thank you for sharing I enjoyed reading your words today! Steve

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 6:33:00 AM
    Beautiful, Doris. Excellent rendering. Enjoyed. Nice going. Be well. Have a great day. xxxRalph