Ana Monnar

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Dogs Are Not Pets, They Are Family Members - Poem by Ana Monnar

Four Yorkshire Terriers
Tiny, Holly, Charlie, Joy
You gave us many years of happiness
Filled with love, affection and unconditional love

How we took care of you
At night the bed was never crowded
With the four bundles of joy
Snuggling close to their masters

Many years of togetherness
Until each one of you grew quite old
At the end, each one of you crossed the rainbow bridge
Straight to paradise where you saw the white dove

Someday when the time is right
We shall meet again
What joy, peace and tranquility
Never again any disasters

From then on just peace and blessings
Just enjoying the calm
God’s good will shall give us wings
To protect the ones we love.

Comments about Dogs Are Not Pets, They Are Family Members by Ana Monnar

  • (11/18/2009 8:11:00 AM)

    Hello dear new friend,

    my name is Linda i read about you on ( and i decided to contact you hopping that you will accept me as your friend, please if you accept my request reply my true my email address ( so that i will send you my picture and tell you more about me, do not late far decadence be a barrier let love cornet because love is abridge cornet far decadence to be lose.

    yours Linda.
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  • (9/10/2007 8:29:00 PM)

    yes, i agree with you, Ana..they are part of our family..We have 5 dogs at home too. thanks for sharing..
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  • (9/5/2007 3:06:00 PM)

    This is a wonderful poem I have had pets or 'family' pass a way and this poem is a great sentiment for those we miss so much thank you for sharing p.s. I wrote a poem called.5 child for my pet if your interested. (Report) Reply

  • (8/19/2007 9:44:00 AM)

    Wonderful, and yes they are family members. The pain of losing a pet is like losing a friend.... splendid heartfelt work Ana (Report) Reply

  • (7/30/2007 6:45:00 PM)

    This poem tells me much about you, I can write all day on this subject for
    I have been there, words cannot describe the love we can receive from a pet, mine was a cat, and I contribute all my poety to her as she was instrulmental in inspiring me to write., you'll find many poems on her in my space. I know
    one can replace Tiny, Holly, Charlie, Joy.

    charles garcia
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  • john tiong chunghoo (7/30/2007 11:02:00 AM)

    dear ana, the strength is in the last four lines. keep on dear. (Report) Reply

  • (7/27/2007 8:23:00 AM)

    What a lovely poem. The thought of that rainbow bridge is very comforting. Take care.

    Warm regards,

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 27, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 14, 2011

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