Saturday, 22 December 2012

My darling Crispin

I've been up sorting out several parcels of food to give away.....not people food but dog food. When Crispin died I had several packs of Iams and treats tucked away . The birds have been enjoying some loose biscuits but the rest will find good homes over Christmas. Here is the poem I wrote yesterday.

My dear,my darling Crispin

Your death was overshadowed by another

But yours is the face that greets me on my iPad

Yours are the footsteps I follow in the garden

Yours are the biscuits I feed to the birds

A dogs life is short

But you lived on in grace

Well past your allotted span

I miss you daily now not hourly

But the pains still there

A big dog shaped hole in my life for ever

No one will replace you

No dog or boy or girl

You have all gone before me

Wait for me please.

 

4 comments:

  1. Long live the memory of the "Blessed Crispin".
    Lovely dog, lovely picture.
    Christmas Blessings Jean.X

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  2. Thank you Ray. All blessings to you too....

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  3. Sorry Jean, this moved me to tears.

    When our dog Della died (12 years ago now) we grieved and still do, but odd moments, when we see a dog of her heinz pedigree, black and white, piebald.

    She was 16 years old.

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  4. Sorry earnie. Tears were falling as I wrote it.

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