Christmas Musing

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Poems

Just reflecting on the past, LOL.

I heard a song in my heart,

I think it was yesterday,

It was a Christmas song with tingling bells

And they were singing of riding in a sleigh.

 

When I heard the song, I thought of you

And the way things used to be.

Then I looked around the house and said,

"Things are good for me."

 

I hope that you are doing well

And your greener grass is around.

I hope that Santa treats you well

And a new home you have found.

 

I loved looking in your Doe-ish eyes

And getting kisses when I came home.

But I had to admit that you couldn't be trusted,

For you were the kind that liked to roam.

 

I know it's ruff being a dog

And I know you liked to wander

But you really should have stayed awhile

So the bond we had could have grown even stronger.

 

So here's to you, (What was your name?),

And here's to hoping you stay where your at.

Don't come back, and I'll tell you why,

I went and found me a cat.

 

 

JE Falcon

12-22-2020


Submitted: December 22, 2020

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Penny Scribe

Great ending JE! Very enjoyable, with a couple of surprises. Good job.

Tue, December 22nd, 2020 10:24pm

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Thanks, as you can imagine, it started out to be something different; dog-gone-it.

Tue, December 22nd, 2020 5:24pm

KatV

I LOVE this!! It was light and fun to read. You surprised me with the ending, made me go Wow! But ... then I chuckled. Great write!

Wed, December 23rd, 2020 1:08am

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Thanks KatV, I get a little silly at this time of year, go figure, LOL

Tue, December 22nd, 2020 5:23pm

Jeff Bezaire

Ha! Good one, JEF!
Now we know where you stand on being a cat or dog person. ;)

Thu, December 24th, 2020 5:26am

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LOL, actually I'm a bird person. You don't have to walk them and they are less work than, say, the cat-box.

Thu, December 24th, 2020 12:21pm

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