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"Egypt"

~~ode to the fallen~~

I cherish that day he chose me amongst all others.
Attentively I watched him determinedly fight to
climbed o'er his brothers;
once upon a peculiar day I just happened to visit
a vet;
as if he was imprinted on me__even before we'd met.

He would lay across the crest__ high upon my cheek;
and in my wandering absence cry til tired and weak.

As If He knew his time on earth 'twas to be fairly
short;
and he had come to give to me the love I so
desperately sought.

He was an unusually unique puppy loving, eager
and trusting__
content with his puppy-life; so happy, playful
and bustling.

Strangely exotic was he, thus the reason I
named him Egypt.
Of all the loss endured he was the worst I
had to give up.
For just as his spirits were always high; 'twas
his body badly corrupt.
And so his life wasn't very long, but very
quick and abrupt.

Woe to his little soul that struggled__ all
throughout the night
before leaving and abandoning him in obedient
lonely flight.

I fear his death was due... for duties left undone__
He hadn't fulfilled the purpose for that which he had come.
There was more for him to share with me; more he had
to give. __
What a cruel unnatural thing to have happened that
caused him not to live.

I, being still too young at heart, and that of waning virtue
lacked the force of fortitude to know what was best to do.
Only to pray hopefully__ with all my childish youth
which innocently only caused me...not to face the truth.

Outside of my secret wishes__ 'twas not a single
word spoken
and sadly enough he passed away; mournfully so with
both our hearts are broken.


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