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how they sniff the wind,
far away look in their eyes,
what are they thinking?
or is thought necessary,
vital to consciousness?

i say they sense god’s
heaven of simplicity,
his love for all things,
accept the world just as is,
accept life and death alike

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  1. Date: 1/6/2014 12:09:00 AM
    ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! I am a huge animal lover and I like to write about them as well. I also feel that animals have a keener insight to life and death.

  1. Date: 12/16/2013 3:12:00 PM
    Awesome, Daver, I had not known you posted this one!!

  1. Date: 12/11/2013 1:07:00 PM
    This is beautiful, Daver! Though animals do mostly feel this quiet respect and seeming detachment; other times they appear to mourn in their own humble and repectful way .Love, Mikki