Old Dog

In the sunset of a life
Spent in happy loving loyal;
Golden queen of quiet days
Born to gentle gusto royal

Friend of all but slowed by aging
Trots along with labored wheeze;
Yet a youthful dog in memory
Still the heart’s desire
To please

(“Old Dog” – 2-7-2015)

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Beleaguered Servant

Owen Servant is an online poet working in a style that's been described as "compulsive". In real life, he is an actuary, because being a poet wasn't unpopular enough.

25 thoughts on “Old Dog”

  1. Seriously. I’m not a dog person, but this was very well done. I know several people who would love this.

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  4. Very nice. It takes me back to my Rainey. She had a quiet dignity about her as she neared the end of her day. We have a new puppy now but Rainey is always in our hearts.

  5. Wow…. Nice Poem… I like German Sepherd a lot which is courageous, keen, alert and fearless. They have a high learning ability. They have strong protective instincts which make them perfect guard dogs. But this does not mean they can’t socialize. They love to be with families.German Shepherds are known for police and military dog breeds. They work great for service roles. German Shepherd is a very intelligent and faithful companion. They can be trained well for being a good service dog and intelligent

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