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An Empty Space

Rating: 5.0
He waits for me
Like royalty
Each day when
I get home
His wagging tail
And endless barks
A pledge of
His affection
And when his age
Has made it hard
For him to
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Patrice James 25 December 2007
I could really rely on this one...cause i know how its feel to have an empty space...since my wife died its not same anymore. thanks for sharing
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Adeline Foster 13 December 2007
Great free verse, lovely emotional thought. Our animals are really part of our families. Funny how no one says “You must get another, ” when we lose a child; yet think it appropriate when we lose a pet. Adeline
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Ben Gieske 01 December 2007
Very touching. A dog certainly offers a lot, not as much as a cat which we have, but we would not have it otherwise for now. We did have a dog once. Not glad that you find youself working longer. Hope you get another dog soon.
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Ivor Hogg 11 November 2007
Unconditional love is a rarity to be cherished M Lady The empty space left by the loss of an old friend is very hard to refill. friends advise get another pup but do not really understand how deep is your sense of loss
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Moriah Cyr 09 November 2007
My two English Mastiffs are my biggest supporters. Always, are they faithful... they give so much for so little. A great tribute to Mans Best Friend.
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rajagopal haran 08 November 2007
beautiful poem-empty space fills the heart
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Paul Buttigieg 08 November 2007
So Sad for me.........my dog is my life too......10/10 from me
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Ewigi Liebe 08 November 2007
Its very beautiful piece Jemarie. Best regards, Mary
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Sim Dan 07 November 2007
we learn gratefulness from these animals - and with their unfailing show of affection we do tend to miss them. I miss my scamp and understand how you feel. Human beings get tired but these pet occupants of our home and hearth somehow get into a special place in our hearts - the vacuum is terrible. just love your poem. and thanks for your appreciation
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Sandra Fowler 02 November 2007
When they go, they always leave an empty space. Very touching. Warm regards, Sandra
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