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The Old Bitch
by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Dedicated To My Precious Joli, Who Will Always Have My Heart


Picture Of Joli Taken By Me

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The Old Bitch
By La Belle Rouge


she ran with the puppies, swift enough
to catch a butterfly between her paws
those short, little, back legs have often
danced for joy at the arrival of family
or the promise of a well-earned treat


she wrestled with her brother who was
twice her size, won the match because
she was agile, quick, completely fearless
her little head holds a brain of substance
within her wee chest beats a large heart


she had more than one old dog pursue her
smitten by the magic of soft brown eyes
her amorous scent attracting attention
she birthed sweet babes in stoic silence
and raised them all on mother’s best milk


she was quite a bitch in her young days
she took care of herself and her family
no gray in her curls, no limp in her walk
no nonsense tolerated from other bitches
she didn’t pick or run away from fights


she lies in the swing in spring sunshine
and watches the puppies of other moms
dancing on hind legs, running, wrestling
she’s earned her rest, love and respect
and the right to occupy her mistress’s lap


while she sleeps her legs race in place
is she chasing dream, summer butterflies
or racing her brother for the food bowl?
to some she’s just an old bitch now
but she’s still the queen of my heart



4/25/2012 La Belle Rouge

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Reviewed by Valerie Crader 5/29/2012
Precious poem!
Reviewed by Ed J. 5/6/2012
Our pets hold very special places in our lives and hearts. Wonderful write

Eddy
Reviewed by jude forese 4/30/2012
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/29/2012
like her mistress a prized possession for anyone and an inspiration to the heart of everyone - Belle, she's a direct reflection of her compassionate mistress - I bid you joy, love and peace my dear friend - Jon Michael
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 4/29/2012
It's hard when we realize how short our time with them is. I treat mine like royals, too. Enjoyed this poem.
Sheila
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 4/28/2012
Heart for the "Precious"
so embraced with love and
kindness *La Belle*
captured in your poem!!!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/28/2012
Lovingly expressed, a fine tribute to a wonderful friend; thank you for sharing, Belle. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Keith Rowley 4/28/2012
Ah! The love of a gentle dog - blessed we are who know it. I like this Belle. I lost both of mine over the past few years and the pain still bites.
Reviewed by Lonnie Hicks 4/26/2012
True, true true, We love our animals because they set examples of how to live.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/26/2012
beautiful and endearing tribute to a sweet soul!
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/26/2012
A sweet poem for a deserving sweet old girl. I'm reminded of my cousin's poodle, Tawny, always caught balls on the up bounce with such speed and skill. She mothered many puppies, but remains the one in my heart still.

Ron
Reviewed by Joy Hale 4/25/2012
Joli, such a charmer. You have written of your prized pet as only a proud owner can do. I feel as if I know her! She must be a delightful lap full, cuddling up to her mistress who is quite taken by her. I love this, Belle!

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 4/25/2012
Hi Joli, a beautiful precious girl. You have
your lady's heart and mine as well. Wonderful poem Lady La Belle.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/25/2012
Hi old girl, keep running in your dreams as you probably need the exercise...cute baby...e
Reviewed by D. Vegas 4/25/2012
How precious, Belle. She knows when a camera is
pointing at her, look how she poses!

Always,
Deborah



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