4.20.2008

Celebrating National Poetry Month: #20 and Camera Critters #2

a collage constructed with love to Annie and Shelby

Member of the Family
What would I do without you
My precious, furry friend?...
Part mischief, but all blessing,
And faithful to the end!

You look at me with eyes of love:
You never hold a grudge...
You think I'm far too wonderful
To criticize or judge.

It seems your greatest joy in life
Is being close to me...
I think God knew how comforting
Your warm, soft fur would be.

I know you think your human,
But I'm glad it isn't true...
The world would be a nicer place
If folks we're more like you!

A few short years is all we have:
One day we'll have to part...
But you my pet, will always have
A place within my heart.


- Hope Marrington Molb

To view other camera critters go here.

13 comments:

  1. You have no idea how big the smile on my face is right now! Doggies Doggies Doggies! I ♥ ALL doggies! I LOVE this!

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  2. Pets are special friends to so many. Yours are delightful.

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  3. Great collage and great poetry. Thanks.

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  4. Oohhh. That is one AWESOME collage. Did you have to "do it yourself" or is there a site that makes them fit together all nice and neat like that?

    My doggie is here if you feel like checking him out!

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  5. What a beautiful poem and i love the collage

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  6. What a beautiful collage of dogs!

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  7. What a beautiful poem!

    Having just said goodbye to a very precious furry friend (of seventeen years), those years do seem short.

    My husband and I loved it when our vet was crying with us. She said she truly believes we will meet with them again in Heaven.

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  8. Fun photos! I think my favorite is the middle one on the top row.

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  9. Great collage - they are adorable - and a wonderful poem too.

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  10. Nice layout! Great pictures!

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  11. Doggies, doggies everywhere
    and all but one at rest.
    I tried so hard but could not find
    the one I liked best.

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  12. Oh, so true especially how God knew how comforting her warm soft fur would be.

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