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My Saddest Day -A Dog Gone Tableau

My Saddest Day(A Dog Gone Tableau) 

I Had to leave him
(though he yapped and whined)
at the adoption drop off,
(I still loved him so)
with folks that I'd entrusted
(he was my dear friend)
with his safe keeping.
(He'd turned old and blind)

His mournful howl followed me
(when we let him go.)
as i exited the door
(How can my heart mend?)

My two poems for the Intermingle Contest of Craig Cornish: 
My Saddest Day, written a while earlier than actually posted on 9/21/2014
& A Dog Gone Tableau, posted 10/17/2014 a few days after I wrote it.
By Andrea Dietrich

(The idea for what to use was inspired by my wonderful friend, Harry Horsman)

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 6/18/2015 4:36:00 PM
Always sad when you have to give an animal away. Nice one. love phyl
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Date: 4/19/2015 8:56:00 PM
Beautifully poinient and fitted together like a perfect puzzle…wonderful Andrea
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Date: 4/19/2015 1:36:00 PM
Andrea, your intermingled poems are both beautiful,7, congratulations on your win in the contest and thanks for visiting my poem, chasing footprints
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Date: 4/18/2015 6:43:00 PM
Andrea, Congratulations on your fine win. LINDA
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Date: 4/18/2015 6:05:00 PM
Tearfully yours.....stay strong.....
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Date: 4/17/2015 1:25:00 PM
Congratulations on your always wonderful win a 7. Blessings dear friend Eve
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Date: 4/17/2015 9:40:00 AM
Congrats on your win Andrea
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Date: 4/16/2015 8:43:00 PM
Andrea, stopping back again to congratulate you on your win! Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 4/16/2015 8:14:00 PM
Each alone, would be a sad poem, but the combined poems, are even more heart-wrenching. Congrats on the win, Andrea! Not an easy task !
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Date: 4/16/2015 4:50:00 PM
Dropping back with my congrats Andrea:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/7/2015 5:09:00 PM
so sad Andrea great pen gl in contest hugs 7
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Date: 3/5/2015 11:24:00 AM
Huh, I not yet over having to give up my handsome tiger calico cat. Was angry at the husband, my mother, myself. I know something of your hurt. Yet your poem was nicely done for contest winning.
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Date: 3/4/2015 8:32:00 PM
This is so sad Andrea. My daughter just had to give her dog away she had for 7 years because he kept getting out while she was at work and he was not happy. Now he has friends to play with an is doing well, but it broke her heart. Great entry for the contest!
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Date: 3/2/2015 6:48:00 PM
Very touching and sad, but a lovely intermingle of your two poems, Andrea. Best wishes in the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 3/2/2015 3:17:00 PM
Beautiful merger Andrea....Sometimes we think pets are the only ones who love us and they will never leave your side.
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Date: 3/2/2015 11:17:00 AM
That was a sad day...I know that you miss him.
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Date: 3/2/2015 10:25:00 AM
I find this moving. I have never had a dog but I do like my neighbor's pooches. All I have is an electric fish tank - I don't have to worry about my pet dying. You are quite prolific! Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 3/2/2015 10:03:00 AM
This is a very touching and awesome poem my dear friend Andrea. I love it and enjoyed so much the read. Thank you so much for sharing. Good luck always! Thank you so much as well for dropping by on my page and the warm "hi". Sorry if i can't stay long yet here 'cuz we're ending the school year, so we're so busy. I'll be back as soon as i can. TYSM once again. Tcare always my loving friend! Biggest hugs! love lots, Leonora
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Date: 3/2/2015 8:43:00 AM
Wonderful merging of two touching poems. I have read a few of these examples now, I didn't really understand the contest, but your presentation helped! You are awesome Andrea, I always feel like I am learning from you with your contests and writes, you really do help, and inspire me! Hugs!!
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Date: 3/2/2015 3:29:00 AM
YOu have mingled these so so beautifully Andrea - this is so so sad :-( Good luck in the contest:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/2/2015 2:43:00 AM
- I've always had dogs, and it really hurt when they get sick, old and leave us - I wish you best of luck in the contest, Andrea! - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/2/2015 1:57:00 AM
When i departed from my dog..Itwas cuz it died..and I mourned her like if it was family.Watching a dog go its just as bad..Sad ..so sad this is.It transmits emotion so well in few lines
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Date: 3/2/2015 1:37:00 AM
Very had to leave such a companion: (. The mingling is on point!. Wish you the best in the contest.#7
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