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I Lost The Best Friend I Ever Had Today

Every once in a while
We are reminded-
Abruptly, and when
Least expected-
How short and tenuous
Life really is.

I felt that pain today,
Of all days, when my friend
And sidekick, my pal,my buddy-
Buster The weenie dog passed away!

My little friend that always rode
With me on my rascal scooter,
Up and down the neighborhoods
Snapping pictures as we went-
Driving through the Beverage
Drive-Ins getting a tea and his water.
Making runs with my scooter in the
McDonald’s drive-thru’s for a small
Order of McNuggets—yes, for him—
It was his favorite treet!

I will miss every little thing the past
Six and a half years allowed us to share.
I wish it could have been six years more—
But, alas, it was not to be…….
God knew far better than me.

Now in the snowstorm blowing
The white flakes falling
I commit my friend and companion
To his eternal rest.
A special place for him to lay
Under the snow and earth he’ll stay—
To Rest until Heaven’s gate.

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death of my buddy,companion, and best friend.

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  • bygeorge
    bygeorgealmost 5 years ago

    OMG Bea – this is sad news. My heart goes out to you my dear friend. And I’ll bet you could use a few hugs so here’s a couple form me OOOO… I do hope you’re ok mate.
    May Buster rest in peace. :-(

  • Awwwwwwww, George! Thanks so very,very much! It’s a blinding snow storm here and my son and sister + daughter-in-law had to do the burial part. My husband and I were just not able to deal with it. It was a very emotional afternoon. I (WE’LL) be okay, though. We sure will miss him! Thanks so much for the great huggz—I can feel the friendship of them from here! Bless you!——HUgzzzzzzz—-Back—-Bea :D))XXXXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • MelDavies
    MelDaviesalmost 5 years ago

    Oh Bea, I’m so very sorry for your loss, I too am sending you hugs and love.

  • thanks so VERY much, Melanie!!!!! Thanks GREATLY for the simpathy and luv & hugzzzzzzzzz—-He’s in a far better place, Now—and without the extreme pain he was feeling. Bless You!—-Hugzzz—Bea :D))XXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • Diana-Lee Saville
    Diana-Lee Savillealmost 5 years ago

    oh Bea…I am so sorry to hear of this…I loved that little doggy…so so sorry…I wish I could hug you xoxo

  • awww-thank you,Diana-Lee!!! I loved him beyond words!! I shall miss him more than I can convey—-Jim and I BOTH will. He went with us to so many places, It’s gonna be rough—-But, he isn’t hurting now—so that’s better!!——Hugzzzzzzzzzzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • John Fish
    John Fishalmost 5 years ago

    so sorry for you. losing a pet is so tough

  • Thanks so much, Sweet John! I sure do appreciate your comfort! He will be sorely missed. God Bless You,always!!!—-Hugzzzzzzzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • Jonice
    Jonicealmost 5 years ago

    Bea sorry to hear. My heart goes out too you. Big Hugs My Friend!

  • Awwww, Thanks so much for your comfort and condolences, Jonice!! You are so sweet and a dear friend! I really appreciate it beyond words!—-Hugzzzzzzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • NancyC
    NancyCalmost 5 years ago

    Oh Bea, I am so so sorry for your deep loss. Hugs to you my friend and know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Some people may not understand but our pets/companions are like children to us. Sending lots of hugs & your way.
    May He Rest In Peace

  • Thanks so much,Nancy! Your wonderful words are so sweet and very heart felt! It’s so wonderful of you and all my friends here at RedBubble to gather me into their arms for comfort!! What a fantastic bunch of folks!! Thank you, Nancy from the soul of my heart!—-Hugzzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 5 years ago

    My sympathies Bea for your loss. My heart and prayers are with you and Buster. “GIANT HUG” darling. xoxoxoxoxoxo

  • Ann, you are so VERY sweet! Thanks so much for your wonderful sentiments! You are an amazing friend—I do not say this lightly—God Bless You! You mean so much!—-Hugzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • webbie
    webbiealmost 5 years ago

    So Sorry Sis…I no you will miss him…Hugggggggggggz

  • Thanks so much, dearest Thelma! Yes, I deffinatley feel his loss—Jim does as much as I do. We both have red eyes tonight,LOL! It’s bitter sweet. He was in much pain with severe spinal and kidney problems. He is home now, so we try to remember that point. Biggest Of HUGZZZZZZ—-Bea :D))XXXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • PrairieRose
    PrairieRosealmost 5 years ago

    I feel so bad for you Bea………….
    so very sorry for your loss dear friend…………..
    hugs, Rosie xoxoxoxoxo

  • Thanks so much, dearest Rosie! I really appreciate it! Your a peach of a friend!—Hugzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragheralmost 5 years ago

    sorry for your loss,,,,,,,,

  • Thanks so much, Dearest Sean! Your a real doll! God Bless You!!!——Hugzzzzzzzzzzz—-Bea :D))XXXXXXXXXXX

    – Bea Godbee

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