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Dog: You came to us from the local pound Cat: An opened door and in you bound Crow: We rescued you during a freezing rain Canary: You sang to us when we were in pain Guppy: Our oldest brought you home in a bowl Neon: One, two, three...we wanted a shoal Chick: For Easter you seemed the perfect bond Duck: You soon took over the children’s pond
Our pets over the years have come and gone Our children, too. Now, we are alone
Written February 21, 2021 For Charles Messina's Contest "List With a Twist"

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Date: 2/22/2021 3:53:00 PM
this is so cute. I love having pets! I have two questions on your contest. Let me soupmail you
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/22/2021 7:37:00 PM
Ah, thanks, Andrea. I'll look for your soupmail.
Date: 2/22/2021 8:38:00 AM
Milton, I love this poem about your pets, wonderful and filled with the love of each with such a sad ending but hope those children visit _Constance
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/22/2021 7:37:00 PM
Thanks, Constance.
Date: 2/21/2021 7:25:00 PM
That's a twist there, alright! So, do you miss the pets or the children more?! lol. (Just kidding there)... G.L. in Charlie's contest! :) gw
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/21/2021 7:52:00 PM
Oh, at this point, my children have been gone soooo long, I have to say I miss my dogs more. I stay in touch with the children via phone and internet, but the pets are just gone and sadly missed. I'll take little Gretel's ashes with me!
Date: 2/21/2021 12:21:00 PM
Enjoyed the poem. Unless you already have now seems like a good time for another pet. Good luck in the contest. John
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 2/21/2021 12:45:00 PM
I have seriously considered a puppy, but I'm too old to go through the training. Also, I travel quite a bit (not so much with Covid-19), so I'd have to get someone to watch over it. I DO miss having a companion like a dog or a cat. Thanks!