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Pepe

  Reminisce of Southern streets honey suckle vines,  Magnolia air 

     strolling my Pepe down old streets , flowers wild growing everywhere ~

    

     What was in that carriage as I walked proudly down a sidewalk ?

     My poodle Pepe,  a blue bonnet tied,  Pepe sat up faithfully,  bonnet on his head .

     spectators driving by with smiles , the girl with a baby poodle was the talk ~



     On a old plantation porch calling Pepe  ?  Pepe come home ? I patiently await .

     Where was my furry lamb with silk black curls ? My puppy needed his walk . 

     Told by my parents after several cries many weeks straight ~



             ~  For they knew of my Poodles Fate ~



     "Come inside , Pepe will come back ."  He would not come home , Winter cold.

      Parents hearing tireless cries , the truth was reveled , In a shed Pepe died.

      My Mother told me what no Parent wants to share with a child of five years old ~

     

     My Poodle had been in a shed with my brother and Dad , curiosity he always had.

     A ladder had fallen on him , taking him away . Calling for Pepe the same day ...

     We buried my Pepe , wrapped in blanket with his bonnet, in the back yard.



   ~ A cross made of branches , brick inscribed " here lies Pepe " bouquet by side. ~

       I can not explain this love that left my heart broken , tireless nights I cried.

     

        




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  1. Date: 12/2/2013 3:47:00 PM

    I am sorry about poor Pepe. This was a beautiful and very sad poem, Shanity. But maybe another little animal will take his place in your life and heart. Always your friend, Giorgio.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 1:03:00 AM

    so touching and sad, it is hard as a child to understand the loss of a pet.

    Rain Avatar Shanity Rain Date: 11/3/2013 11:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thomas, words of wisdom my friend !
  1. Date: 10/28/2013 1:23:00 PM

    my cousins had a pomerainian named pepe.and while i was married i had a poodle like your pepe. i lost my poodle and i was the one who cried the most when he died. your piece brought back the memory of both dogs.

    Rain Avatar Shanity Rain Date: 10/28/2013 2:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well let us wish some day we will be reunited with our beautiful Animals .. Love to you.
  1. Date: 10/28/2013 8:55:00 AM

    Tender and heartfelt. The image of a little girl watching and waiting is heartrending.

    Rain Avatar Shanity Rain Date: 10/28/2013 1:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I miss my Baby to this day , and remember the night as I stood outside the front porch to the right , oddly feeling him there , for that was where the shed was . I cried for him sat there every day and night ..I think it always better to tell the child the truth , then nothing at all , thank-you for reading my poem , you have a beautiful Soul.