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One White Hair
by Mary E Lacey, Desertrat

Friday, October 03, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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You can never forget someone you loved who's with you no more, even a cat.


He saw the carrier and took off like the wind
I saw his long gray tail under the bed.
I finally pulled him out, he fought me
like a wild cat, but I finally got him in the box.
We drove to the vet, he cursed all the way.
If he were human, I’m not sure I’d want to know
what he could say.
We got to the place, I opened up the box,
he ran out as fast as he dared.
I started to shut the carrier, than one thing caught my eye

It was a small thing, just one snow white hair,
A hair that belonged to my beloved cat that died
I put it in the palm of my hand,  holding it with care.
I hung my head and began to cry.


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/4/2011
Your write is a reminder that animals can be dear friends indeed; thank you, Mary. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 10/14/2008
Dear Mary,

Yes, very true . . . thanks for sharing your thoughts and great poetry!!

Best wishes,

Reviewed by William Potter 10/7/2008
How true. I Loved this one as I have a special cat now gone but never far from my thoughts.

take care,

Reviewed by Rose Rideout 10/6/2008
Our animals become part of our family and we will always miss the ones we love Mary. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Linda Law 10/3/2008
They are as children to many.... nicely done. lindalaw
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/3/2008
(((HUGS))) love and prayer, Mary - so sad. I'm sorry for your loss -

Reviewed by Bonnie May 10/3/2008
So am I Mary, the tears are falling and memories flowing for I too lost a beautiful beloved cat. God Bless you and I'm so sorry, for I know the pain. lovely, tearful write my friend. Love, Bonnie
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 10/3/2008
Anything.....yes I totally agree, very nice indeed sweet lady...HUgss

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