Copyright Jim Willis 2002
You run in different fields now. Effortless.
You jump and play with wild abandon. Painless.
Eternally young and carefree. Timeless.
There is a shroud over my heart. Darkness.
Days are longer and empty without you. Cheerless.
I still keep your pillow next to my bed. Sleepless.
The years march on. Ceaseless.
The memories never wane. Impervious.
I feel the moment of my fading, then...Brightness.
We run in different fields now. Effortless.
We jump and play with wild abandon. Painless.
Together for all eternity. Glorious.
"Our animals shepherd us through certain eras of our
When we are ready to turn the corner and make it on our own...
they let us go."
Mr. Peabody, aka "Pea Buddy"
26 October 1996 - 16 November 2002
"We who choose to surround ourselves
with lives even more temporary than our own,
live within a fragile circle, easily and often breached.
Unable to accept its awful gaps, we still would live no other way.
We cherish memory as the only certain immortality,
never fully understanding the necessary plan."
Mr. Peabody's Story: A Wisconsin Puppy Mill/Pet Shop
-- EASTLAKE B & B
In Memory of
Cyrus -- The
Rainbow Bridge -- Dog Days
"Promises Kept" from PIECES OF MY HEART, Copyright
Jim Willis 2002, http://www.crean.com/jimwillis . All
rights reserved. Used with Jim's permission and heartfelt sympathy.
Photos Copyright © 2000, 2002, Eilene Ribbens.
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