People & Pets

 

 

We cannot help but wonder

in watching people and

their pets

 

how it is that

we have so much in common

are they copying us

or we them

 

they live in our houses

eat the same food

at times use the same toilet

watch TV by our side

 

pets ask for nothing in return

but pats on the head

an occasional treat

 

the oddest thing is

that after awhile

they start to look like us

or us them

 

they follow us

wanting to be near us

they become our shadows

always ready for a ride

 

we are their providers

but ultimately

it is they who provide

 

a touch of love that's lacking

in our sterile hard knocks world.

 

 

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Comments

mona s

Sat 18th May 2019 18:34

A well penned poem, a reminder to the ones who neglect these adorable ones who love so unconditionally
Thought provoking one..

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keith jeffries

Sat 18th May 2019 16:17

d.k
Well said. My two dogs are everything to me. Their love is unconditional and ever present. A good poem

Thanks
Keith

<Deleted User> (21487)

Sat 18th May 2019 14:52

"We are their providers
but ultimately
it is they who provide"

Clearly written from experience

Dorothy

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Sat 18th May 2019 13:51

Oh so very true!😊

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