I Love My Dog

During my life I've made many friends

Some friends I've had for a long time

Other friendships didn't last too long

Lasting friendships are a special kind.

Like the friendship I have with my dog

He always knows when I've had a bad day

Happy or sad times he's there for me

He understands how I feel by what I say.

Regretfully sometimes I holler at him

Afterwards I'm ashamed and feel sad

When I can see the hurt in his eyes

I'm disgusted with myself for being bad.

My wife says cats are smarter than dogs

I told her that very well could be true

But I believe dogs are man's best friend

Rain or shine they're always there for you.

I love my dog.....

Ralph L. Clark © 2001

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