Walking Bailey

Walking Bailey

A Poem by Dara
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I am reposting this in memory of my Bailey who passed away this month.

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A sunny day, a gentle breeze


as we pass by the giant oak trees


my lab and I stroll side by side


no need to hurry we take our time.


She sniffs the grass and rolls around


I glance her way then up she bounds.


The silence is golden we hear not a word


and I  hum to myself to a chorus of birds.


These moments with Bailey


 I’ll remember forever.


She’s my constant companion, 


a friendship to treasure.

© 2020 Dara


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Dogs are awesome and amazing companions. This is beautiful

Posted 4 Months Ago


Dara

4 Months Ago

They really are. They just don’t live long enough but they impression they leave lasts forever. Th.. read more
Dogs make such wonderful companions; they are smart, trainable, loyal, protective and lovable; it’s only natural to have fond memories of them.and this poem proves it. Nice write Dara! Fondly, Betty

Posted 11 Months Ago


Dara

4 Months Ago

Dear Betty. I am not sure how I missed your wonderful review but I want to thank you a million for y.. read more
Betty Hermelee

4 Months Ago

You’re very welcome, no apologies necessary!
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. This is a beautiful poem by way of tribute to your Bailey. So difficult to lose beloved pets. I think I will just go and cuddle my Solo, to remind me we don't have them forever. Take care Dara.

Chris

Posted 11 Months Ago


Dara

11 Months Ago

Thank you for your very kind words. Yes, lots of cuddles and moments to remember. In the end I spent.. read more
' .. my lab and I stroll side by side.. no need to hurry we take our time.'

Have two dogs and dread the future.. but.. yes, every memory made is like treasure, isn't it!

You and your Bailey obviously had such a wonderfully warm friendship. Your words are so charmingly put, each phrase a memory of its own... and yes, there is peace there.. and more.

Lovely poem: gave me a mix of smiles and tears, but, will concentrate on the former, Dara, because you have x

Posted 12 Months Ago


Dara

12 Months Ago

Hello Emma :-) It’s great to hear from you! Yes, the time we have with our fur babies is much too .. read more
emmajoy

12 Months Ago

So good to read your words, forgive me if not been reviewing, but quite a lot going on, will explain.. read more
This is a heartfelt tribute to your hunny-dog that really lets the reader feel your fondness & how your outings together felt. I love your easy comfortable rhyme & rhythm which enhance the easygoing style of how you wrote this. It doesn't feel like a sad poem of departure, but as if you've brought your dog back to lively life for us! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 12 Months Ago


Dara

12 Months Ago

Thank you so much Margie. I miss her terribly but the memories help fill the void she left behind. T.. read more

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Dara

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