Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Thinking About Shadow

Blogging Friends.... Where is my head? Up in the clouds somewhere? Not surprising!! I do, after all, have both attention deficit disorder and premature short-term memory loss!! Which is a dangerous combination of learning disabilities!! Trust me on that one!! Anyway. What point am I attempting to make? I nearly forgot about today's Blog post!! Weird!! So, where is my head? Where. Is. It? It is in my Life Story, as I am still reading through what I've written!! Which has been good. I have taken stuff out, plus added certain facts!! I feel as though God keeps reminding me that Rome wasn't built in a day, so why should my book be? Patience. It truly is a virtue!!
 
I have been thinking a lot about Shadow, as her death anniversary is this Saturday. I cannot believe that it has nearly been three years since I had to say good-bye!! I still miss her, and always will. But I am so grateful to have Rose in my life!! So very grateful. Here is a poem that I composed about Shadow approximately two weeks after she passed.  
 
During that dreadful, dreadful night when you fell;
Nobody could predict death, no one could tell;
But it was such a hard collapse;
Did your hips quit on you, perhaps?
Trying hard to get up, this proved a losing fight;
So I stayed by your side nearly all through the night;
For ten years you've been faithful toward me;
This was my time to show loyalty!
Farewell, Shadow Sunshine, farewell....
You've left lots of stories to tell!
Wherever I go;
You will be missed so.   

8 comments:

Molly The Wally said...

Such sweet words and sentiment. We know you don't forget. Have a wonderful Wednesday.
Best wishes Molly

finnhoward said...

That is a lovely tribute!

Raelyn said...

Molly....
Thank-you for the comment!!
Not in a million years and countless future canines will I ever forget Shadow!! ;op

Raelyn said...

Finn....
Thank-you for the comment!!
"That is a lovely tribute!". Why, thank-you, Friend!! ;op

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

What a wonderful tribute to Shadow, you must have loved her lots.
Lynne x

Raelyn said...

Lynne....
Thank-you for the comment!!
I did love Shadow lots!! And still do!! ;op

Ruby said...

So sorry I missed this day! I know how hard it is. Consider yourself hugged!

Raelyn said...

Ruby....
Thank-you for the comment!!
You are sending your love in the form of a hug. I'm receiving it!! Thanks, Friend!! ;op