Today I pause to say goodbye to a very special cyber-friend
After a long battle with cancer our sweet friend has finally left us - to join other special heart-dogs in the heavens.
My sincere condolences goes to KB and her family, and thanks for her incredible courage in sharing this difficult journey. She has been an icon of strength throughout the past, painful months - in allowing us all insight into the amazing love and strength which exists between heart-dogs and their owners.
Now, its our turn to offer her a word of love and encouragement at this sad time.
Ship passes in the night
touching dreams. ‘Behold the Light!’
Stops only a little while
to take aboard a Golden smile.
Sails waft in gentle breeze,
waits the dog to be at ease,
boards the ship, the sun descending,
to a greater mission, perhaps pending.
Sniffing salty air of preservation,
drops to deck to take his station.
Captain smiles, ‘Dog’s day is done!’
‘But come, my boy, to another one!’
I feel the weight of a leaded heart
to say farewell, for now we part.
Seagulls cry, ‘Oh! What a glow!
His brilliant light, don’t we know!’
In the distance, ears alert,
eyes focussed, away from hurt
to a bridge, to be sailed across,
a rainbow to behold, NOT a loss!
Barks say ‘Enter’! Up he stands.
Sounds of welcome from distant lands.
The sea sends back his gentle soul
to touch my heart, to make me whole."