Bill Grace

Prayer At A Pet Committal - Poem by Bill Grace

The dirt was mercifully soft
my friend had buried cats before
and knew how to coach.
Pushing the soft earth
over the black bag in the grave
I prayed:
May the God who gave you
receive you
though we do not understand
we give you back
trusting in something
beyond the fever of life
in the stars.

Topic(s) of this poem: pet

Form: Ars Poetica

Comments about Prayer At A Pet Committal by Bill Grace

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (4/6/2015 6:20:00 PM)

    May God bless you with nice vision. Wonderful poem composed and shared really. Nice one. (Report) Reply

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  • Kelly Kurt (4/6/2015 6:09:00 PM)

    Beautiful, Bill. It reminded me of doing the same with one of my daughters when she was five. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 6, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 6, 2015

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