Charlie

 

 

Yesterday, after 13 years of unconditional love,
Charlie allowed death to overtake him
He’d been slowing down anyway:
The old ticker on the blink,
Arthritis in his legs and more.
The old trooper staggered on.
Out with me on his final night,
We plod through the wet grass:
Making our time last.

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julie callaghan

Thu 27th Jan 2022 17:51

RIP Charlie, a lovely tribute. He looked like a wonderful dog. Brought back memories of losing our Black Lab, Poppy, such a difficult time but so many wonderful memories, take care.

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Stephen Gospage

Thu 27th Jan 2022 16:53

May he rest in the peace, John. Pets bring us so much joy and it is always heartbreaking when they go.

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John Marks

Thu 27th Jan 2022 00:50

Thank you dear Keith and Pete. My Charlie allowed me to be his friend for the whole of his too short life. He was very kind indeed to me. I miss him greatly, everyday.

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Pete (edbreathe)

Wed 26th Jan 2022 22:52

You know they have to go, and it always breaks your heart into a million pieces

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keith jeffries

Wed 26th Jan 2022 21:13

John,
the loss of a pet is a time of deep sorrow. I know only too well. My heart goes out to you.
Keith

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