Elaine Mckendrick


Just A Dog


How a room can suddenly be so empty
since when was there a ticking clock

how can a life vanish so suddenly
all the silence does is mock

Expecting the expected
The things i took for granted

Just a dog, some may say
But it hurts, when they go away

But i've said goodbye
and i have cried
and he is gone
and i move on

Submitted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Just some thoughts and feelings at the time of my dog's death.

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