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Tribute: To know where you are....

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#1 OFFLINE   BooBooKitty


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 06:03 PM

This is something that I obviously wrote for my precious BooBooKitty, but it is a fitting piece for so many people here who had been or are caring for a sweet angel while knowing their time is limited.  This is about how you feel when the loss finally comes.


To know where you are....

[Fonda Nichols - June 2014]


I live to be there for you

to know what you need

to know where you are

you're the air that I breathe


yes, I know you will leave me

the day will soon come

when you no longer need me

I will wake up alone


I remember your joy as you pranced through the gate

now I'm lost

and I'm cold

and you've gone away


My life was to care for you

to know what you need

to know where you are

now I look for you constantly


Pouring rain hides the tears

when the sky is so grey

I'm so lost

I'm so cold

since you've gone away

user_587_e18.gifBoo Boo Kitty   2003 - 2014

#2 OFFLINE   TinyTaf


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 08:22 PM

Oh Fonda.  You just had to make me cry.
The waking up alone part is so true.  I have multiple dogs,  but when you lose one it is so hard.  Every dog has a place in that bed.  Who cares if you are comfy (as long as they are). wink.png  I've gone from 5, 4, 3 since you guys have known me.  I miss everyone of them & the ones before.
Thanks for sharing.
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#3 OFFLINE   razzosmom


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 08:45 PM

I just peeled an orange and I waited for Razzo to come for his piece and I cried because he's not here, and am crying now...I miss him so much.

A lovely poem, Fonda

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#4 OFFLINE   b00ph3tt3


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 09:46 PM

Beautiful. And true. Thank you for sharing that piece of your heart with us.
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#5 OFFLINE   TinyTaf


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 10:14 PM

Hugs to all that have lost their babies.
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#6 OFFLINE   alliesmom


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Posted 26 November 2014 - 01:33 AM

Thank you so much for sharing that, Fonda. It gave me a good cry as I thought of Tara and even the fleeting lives of Allie and Riley. A beautiful poem....
Regards from Deb, Allie (6/1/07), and Riley (2/20/09)
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#7 OFFLINE   mrswattsfresh


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Posted 26 November 2014 - 08:42 AM

Thanks for sharing. One year ago today Jet earned his angel wings. I miss him so much!!

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#8 OFFLINE   LoganMango


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Posted 29 November 2014 - 02:37 PM

Beautiful poem. We'll we've lost BooBooKitty, Razzo, Lulu and PJ in the last months. Also, my other two friends lost Daphne and Addy. Many IG's have gone on to the Rainbow Bridge. We love them all!!!!

Edited by LoganMango, 29 November 2014 - 02:38 PM.

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