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The Bloodhound

Dawn breaks over the horizon in a thin, frail line my large snout presses downward upon the ragged earth beneath, for I am on the hunt absorbed in my task, scanning and searching for that elusive scent that is in my wake. Like a great detective, I will leave no stone unturned I am proud of my prodigious nose, finely tuned precise as a compass, I can detect the rarest of scents, however miniscule, and will probe follow that unique smell, to find what is lost... it is the zenith of my existence. What, ho! Now, the scent! My body trembles with the thrill of discovery! Onward, I go, with eager anticipation I will not stop until I reach my destination. Alas, my determination pays off my master sees the end in sight... I do not understand his sudden sadness how he draws back at the scene set before him. As I nuzzle close to my master his salty tears drench my face my doleful eyes seem to comfort him as we huddle together underneath the dry, hot sun. Written on 7/1/2019

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Date: 7/21/2019 3:53:00 PM
A great personification Laura, congratulations on your first place win!
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/21/2019 11:07:00 PM
Thank you, Tania! So glad you liked it! :)
Date: 7/20/2019 7:28:00 PM
Congratulations on your win Laura. Your bloodhound oozes empathy.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/20/2019 8:08:00 PM
Thank you, Georgia! So glad you liked this! :)
Date: 7/20/2019 11:28:00 AM
A great personification Laura. Congrats on your win.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/20/2019 12:14:00 PM
Thank you, Jeanne! :)
Date: 7/20/2019 11:22:00 AM
Wonderful personification, Laura, your bloodhound truly seemed human. Congrats on your win. John
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/20/2019 12:13:00 PM
Thanks so much, John! :)
Date: 7/20/2019 11:05:00 AM
This is a stellar personification poem, Laura:-) Congratulations on your top win in my contest!
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/20/2019 12:13:00 PM
Thank you very much for my placement in your contest, Edward! I am thrilled! :)
Date: 7/4/2019 3:16:00 PM
a delightful read which really pulled me in, laura... ohh so fine; i like bloodhounds!...huggs
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/4/2019 3:22:00 PM
Thanks so much for your encouraging comments, Nette! Glad you liked this one! :)
Date: 7/3/2019 10:41:00 PM
Mr. Bloodhound never had it so good. He's a lucky hound to have you to personify him. Nicely done, Laura. :) gw
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/3/2019 10:43:00 PM
Thanks, Gershon! :)
Date: 7/2/2019 2:50:00 PM
Wow Laura, this poem shines written from the Bloodhound's perspective. A dog senses when a human needs comfort, feels when they are sad. I am so glad you included that in your poem. Dogs are such a blessing in many ways. I love your entry and hope to see it at the top of the winner's list my friend. I was just thinking of you when this comment popped up! Thank you very much! xxoo : )
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Laura Leiser
Date: 7/2/2019 3:00:00 PM
Thanks so much for your kind comments, Connie! I appreciate your kind and supportive words! You are a dear! :)