Faithful Friend

English: Toy Fox Terrier

English: Toy Fox Terrier (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I still dream of the little dog
I had as a child
Like her spirit has followed me
Carefree and wild
And she comes when I need her
With her comfort so mild
Oh what a faithful companion
To have as a child!

If there really is heaven
To await when we die
A true re-communion
With souls passing by
If I came to those gates
There is one thing Iā€™d cry
Let me rest here a moment
With my companion nearby!

(c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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19 Responses to Faithful Friend

  1. lala1966 says:

    this is so absolutely sweet xx

  2. Oloriel says:

    So beautiful and relatable.

  3. “Let me rest here a moment
    With my companion nearby!” all who have lost furbabies can relate.

  4. Brian Hughes says:

    The thing that put me off being a Christian for good was that, according to the Bible, animals don’t have souls. I figured if they didn’t have eternal souls and a place in heaven, then I don’t want one either.

  5. Cubby says:

    Loved this. Reowr!

  6. For we with canine companions (past and present), this is very warming. Thanks!

  7. This is so sweet, Helen. I, too, had a dog as a child that I remember fondly and miss often. She was awesome! Thanks for writing this! “D

  8. fibee5 says:

    A lovely heart warming poem šŸ™‚ such a loyal friend šŸ™‚

  9. I will stand on the rainbow bridge and see my furbabies again…….someday. They never really leave you… there’s a place where they reside in your heart forever šŸ˜‰

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