A Sad And Sacred Watch

We knew the time was

getting close when our beloved,

elderly cat, Elaine,

suddenly began seeking

out solitary,

dark, enclosed spaces to rest.

But in the end she

chose to die in the open,

curled up next to her

old dog friend, Toby, who kept

a sad and sacred watch.

                                                                                 JDG

4 comments on “A Sad And Sacred Watch

  1. A beautiful tribute to a beloved friend, Joan. Sending you hugs. ❤

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  2. Elizabeth Paschall says:

    Oh, Joan, I am sorry you have lost Elaine. Life you shared together.
    Much love to you and the girls.

    Like

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