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Eternal Breath

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Eternal Breath


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The air is full of mourning although the years have past,
     My tears still flow like waves upon a rolling vast ocean;
I asked God to take my treasure in his trust for all time,
             My sweet cat now slumbers in the silent dust.

Heavenly angels watch his still soft eternal repose,
     I go there often and just sit, remember him and weep;
A moss draped stone upon the emerald green grass,
               The only symbol of his existence on this earth.

He came to me a stray lost, starving and alone in the world,
    Filled with utter fear and total distrust for all of mankind;
Ever so slowly a loving relationship and an eternal bond,
                Death is the end of life but the love lives on.

I watched his slow breathing all that long, long night,
    And when the sun rose high, he passed through the gate;
In Paradise, I imagine him waiting so quietly for me,
                One day, I will hold him again to my heart.


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November 1, 2013


Elegy

Written by, Broken Wings

For the contest, Eternal Breath, Gail Angel Doyle

1st Place

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  1. Date: 11/30/2013 8:16:00 AM
    Sad yet full of hope. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 11/28/2013 5:28:00 AM
    so poignantly sad yet beautiful congrats on win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 2:55:00 PM
    I think animals have souls too! :) Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 3:56:00 AM
    congratulations on your top spot xx

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 9:21:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Constance

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 7:47:00 PM
    Yes love doesn't stop at death...lovely win...congratulations

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 5:39:00 PM
    This is so personal , it really brings me to a time where I said goodbye to early to my Grandson , Love lives on~

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 5:18:00 PM
    Broken, that is awesome how everyone got a first place... Now that's a fun loving way of saying. Back Off all you haters, it's my contest and I do and enjoy what I want. Love Gail, for that.... Every poem I read was beautiful so far.... ~Hugs & Congratulations with your "Eternal Breath" awesome win... Always ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 2:34:00 PM
    - Eternal Breath Contest: Sponsored by: Gail Angel Doyle - A contest that was at least for me a deep theme. - CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNING POEM, VERY SKILLED WRITTEN!! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 10:38:00 AM
    awww, such a heartfelt write, Constance. I must finish writing something for your contest - such an emotional subject. Hope you and the kitties are having a great day x

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 9:21:00 AM
    Very touchy and moving , sentimental as well as emotional expressions of deep love, Constance

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 9:21:00 AM
    absolutely THE BEST one I have seen yet, constance. I feel ya in this one. How I missed my Callie cat those first few years after her death. This one is perfect for Elegy contest too.