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A Lost Boy And His Dog

Rating: 4.4

I'm a little boy isolated from everyone,
And my family and friends need to see
That I'm missing from the neighborhood scene.
Perhaps they have forgotten all about me.

If I remain lost and here alone,
Eventually I will become weak and frail,
But my faithful collie dog has followed me,
A welcomed companion on this dusty trail.

Yet - he can't lead me home, for he
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Kim Barney 25 April 2015

Collies are some of the smartest dogs. Even if trained to stay with the master, the collie will realize when the master is in trouble and will help him.

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Kelly Kurt 25 April 2015

A faithful dog is better than many people. Thanks, Joseph

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Yes. A very poignant poem. The lost boy and his friend the collie dog which can't show him his way home. Nice write.

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Sandra Fowler 02 March 2007

How poignant. One longs to reassure the lost boy and his collie dog. This is a small masterpiece, Joseph. Warm regards, Sandra

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