Doggie Legacy

Doggie Legacy

Thank you to 3Ms Bakery for this gorgeous poem

 

When humans die, they make a will

To leave their homes and all they have to those they love.

I, too, would make a will if I could write.
To some poor wistful, lonely stray
I leave my happy home,
My dish, my cozy bed, my cushioned chair, my toy.

The well loved lap, the gentle stroking hand,
The loving voice,
The place I made in someone’s heart,
The love that at the last could help me to
A peaceful painless end
Held in loving arms.

If I should die, Oh do not say,
“No more a pet I’ll have, to grieve me by it’s loss.”
Seek out some lonely, unloved dog
And give my place to him.

This is the legacy I leave behind –
’tis all I have to give.

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