A Foster Dog Poem
This was written by Diane Morgan, who does basset rescue, in addition to writing
several (good) dog books.
A poem to my foster dog I am the bridge Between what was and what can be.
I am the pathway to a new life.
I am made of mush, Because my heart melted when I saw you, Matted and sore,
limping, depressed, Lonely, unwanted, afraid to love.
For one little time you are mine. I will feed you with my own hand I will
love you with my whole heart I will make you whole.
I am made of steel. Because when the time comes, When you are well, and sleek,
When your eyes shine, And your tail wags with joy Then comes the hard part. I will let you go--not without a tear, But without a regret.
For you are safe forever-- A new dog needs me now.
by Diane Morgan
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