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Sammy

He was only two months old when he came into my life. The joy could not be measured he brought to me and my wife. He had brown eyes and hair with freckles on his arms. I promised I'd always be there to protect him from any harm. How could I have known that God had different plans. Who could have guessed that he'd tie up both my hands. That day in the hospital when we got the bad news. I would gladly trade him places if I was left to choose. He was so damn sick he didn't even know we were there. His eyes just looked vacant with a million mile stare. We hugged and kissed him and cried until it hurt. When I was pulled from the room I had his blood on my shirt. Wednesday April 22nd, was the day that he died. Every day since then my wife and I have cried. Sam was his name and he was more than just a friend. I know he truly loved me all the way to the end. His time with us was short, six years was all we had. I know I should be grateful but I'm still just so damn sad. I'm sure in time the pain will slowly fade away. Thank you God for Sammy, in Jesus' name I pray. 4/25/2015 Scott Williams My Pet

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Date: 5/1/2016 9:10:00 PM
Scott, I was moved by your poem, sorry to read about your pet Sammy, I know he was family. 6 years is short ... I appreciate the way you shared your caring heart... Luv. Linda
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Date: 5/2/2016 7:24:00 AM
Thank you for the gracious comment. I really appreciate you taking the time to read my work. Thanks.
Date: 10/14/2015 8:16:00 AM
I see this got a win. BIG congrats for you, Scott.
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Date: 10/19/2015 10:35:00 AM
Thanks a lot Andrea. It means a lot to me.
Date: 9/22/2015 6:53:00 PM
Congrats on your win. SKAT
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/22/2015 7:22:00 PM
Thanks a bunch.
Date: 9/19/2015 8:52:00 AM
Lovely poem so tells ur love for him! So bad they die soon n leave us crying! Congrats on a well penned first place win!
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/19/2015 2:13:00 PM
Thank you so much. It was difficult to write and even harder for me to read.
Date: 9/19/2015 12:28:00 AM
Scott ... I always cry for my little guys that are no longer here, but I will not cry every time I think of Sammy ... lovely, lovely poem expresses the depth of the love and the loss. Thank you and congrats on your win! Sassy
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Date: 9/19/2015 2:14:00 PM
That really means a lot to me. I appreciate your thoughts a great deal. Thank you.
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Date: 9/19/2015 12:29:00 AM
I meant this to be I will "now" cry every time ......
Date: 9/18/2015 11:06:00 PM
Congratulations on your win! It's a beautiful poem, but it is very sad. Sorry for your loss, stay strong x
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/19/2015 2:16:00 PM
Thanks. We brought another little friend into our lives and that helps.
Date: 9/18/2015 10:18:00 PM
Scott, I'm so sorry for your loss. This moving poem brought tears to my eyes. Sammy lives on in your memories. Congratulations on your first place win it was well deserved:-)Alexis
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/19/2015 2:18:00 PM
You're absolutely right. He will forever be part of me. Thanks.
Date: 9/18/2015 9:39:00 PM
Wonderfully written story and extremely sad tale, congratulations for your win.
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Date: 9/19/2015 2:20:00 PM
Thanks for your kind words. That means so much to me.
Date: 9/18/2015 5:43:00 PM
oh what a heartbreaking story I can see why this did so well in the contest many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/19/2015 2:26:00 PM
Thank you so much. I really appreciate your nice comments on this.
Date: 9/14/2015 11:28:00 PM
Such a heartbreaking story, but it was written and expressed so beautifully. I hope the pain will heal so you two can smile again :) ... Welcome to Poetry Soup, I look forward to reading more from you, Scott!
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/19/2015 2:29:00 PM
Thanks Kelly. We have since brought a new friend into our lives so it is getting better. I really appreciate your feedback it means a lot to me. Thanks.
Date: 9/14/2015 5:34:00 PM
Oh this is heart breaking and I LOVE it. Constance is really going to like it too! I'm sorry for your loss. (at first I thought it was a boy the way you said freckles. VERY cute way to describe a dog's freckles!)
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Scott Williams
Date: 9/14/2015 11:03:00 PM
Thanks. This was the most difficult thing I've written. He was a Beagle and more like a member of our family than a pet. I really appreciate your nice comments, they mean a lot to me.