Dear Little Soul,
I realized this morning that you had passed away.
My largest regret is that I was not with you
Stroking you when your time came to an end.
You never had a chance.
From the beginning you had problems.
You ate well, played well, and loved treats,
but your life was not to last.
You never caught up
From your difficult beginning.
I really hope that you are in a grassy field
With your littermates
That did not make it.
I hope that one day when I make that last journey
I will be able to tell you just how sorry I am
That I did not know how to help you.
Dear little black dog,
Your life did matter,
Regardless of the uncaring person
That dumped your mother
Before you were born.
Even with all of your issues,
Your life mattered to me.
Catherine M Howell
It is a very sad day.