Leaving a void.

There was fear in those eyes

sorrow in those eyes

What was he trying to tell me?

 

He lay there trembling

still his tail wagged

For whose comfort did I stroke his head?

There remained fear in those eyes.

 

Faithful friend I whispered in his ear

It is time to release you from your pain

His snout wrinkled as I shed another tear

The vet asked if I wanted to remain…

(c) Chris Black. July 2018

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6 thoughts on “Leaving a void.

  1. So sorry to read this Chris. I have been there many times and just reading this I could feel my heart breaking again — for all of us who have shared out lives with four-legged loved ones.

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