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ON THE DEATH OF A PET
When you finally realize he’s gone,
How he pad so benignly on your awareness
Something pulls at your soul –
A memory of other time
Of other life
Life so simple so undemanding
And of that consistent joy
Only a purloined whisper lingers.
Mr. Penny died November 4th, 2013