oh and DKM – her food, crochet, knitting and stuff

Rest Buddy


But in some canine paradise
Your wraith, I know, rebukes the moon,
And quarters every plain and hill,
Seeking his master… As for me,
This prayer at least the gods fulfill;
That when I pass the flood and see
Old Charon by the Stygian coast
Take toll of all the shades who land,
Your little, faithful, barking ghost
May leap to lick my phantom hand.
~St. John Welles Lucas

You are in our thoughts Laura


8 responses

  1. We went by to visit and share support.
    Buddy was a good doggie.
    Thanks for sharing this. always so hard to say goodbye.


    26-July-2007 at 11:35 am

  2. Your memorials are always so lovely.

    26-July-2007 at 3:42 pm

  3. Awww… thanks for remembering my handsome boy and sending so many kind folks by to share support.

    Hugs to you.

    26-July-2007 at 5:55 pm

  4. purrs.

    26-July-2007 at 7:46 pm

  5. dkm – your poems are always so perfect – when i sent out cards of me and ollie running on the beach after he passed in june i included the poem you put on my site in the cards… it was so perfect…you didn’t know but especially for me who struggles with crying… the words were perfect!
    your words and caring heart are a blessing to us all!
    carri ann
    aka archi’s mum

    There is a sacredness in tears.
    They are not the mark of weakness,
    but of power.
    They speak more eloquently
    than 10,000 tongues.
    They are the messengers
    of overwhelming grief,
    of deep contrition,
    and of unspeakable love.

    – Washington Irving

    26-July-2007 at 10:34 pm

  6. Your poems are beautiful and always so perfect for the moment. We wanted to tell you we nominated you for the schmooze award, if you have already been, please let us know. Mom was on vacation the week before last so we missed a lot of our friends posts.

    27-July-2007 at 4:50 am

  7. Wonderful tribute. FAZ

    27-July-2007 at 5:54 am

  8. I followed your link and read about Buddy. The loss of a beloved pet always touches my heart.

    27-July-2007 at 8:12 am

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