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My Bitch
by Macey Delena Baggett Wuesthoff
Thursday, July 08, 2004
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Read about my little bitch here...


My Bitch

 

My bitch awakens me each morning with kisses, Sometimes on my face and neck,


And others on my feet.


We both love it,


Even though her breath reeks.

 My bitch is long and lean,
With short black hair that is sleek to the stroke,
Tanned legs and face,
And big, beautiful brown eyes
That shine with both youth and intelligence.


My bitch follows me wherever I go.

She never gabs my ear off with inane chatter,

But whenever I speak,
She tilts her head and listens intently.
If she doesn’t understand all that I say, she sure has me fooled.


Whenever I come home,
My bitch greets me at the door with kisses,
Happy to see me, no matter what:
Even if I’m in a bad mood,
Or have lost money,
Or my job.


 When I’m sad, my bitch is there,

And always cares,
And always knows what to do to comfort me.
She stands or sits by my side,
Showering me with affection until I feel better...
At least a little...


My bitch will never spread lies about me,
Steal from me,
Leave me,
Or betray me in any other way.
As long as she’s alive, she’ll be with me, and be mine.


My bitch is the best friend you could ever have.

Yet some people,

Given the chance,

Would sell her, neglect her, torture her, or kill her,

Because she is, after all, “just an animal...”


Or is she?
Or is it those of us who are too ignorant
To realize the beauty of the bitch
Who are the real animals?


My bitch deserves a better title than “bitch.”
Even the words “dog” or “canine” do not do justice
To a creature who will always be
Kinder and more faithful to me than most humans I’ll meet,
If I ever meet any, that is.


They are more human than humans, these bitches.


“Bitches,” my ass...
They should be called “angels.”

 








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Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/3/2009
Loved it! Truth every word..great job Macey.

Anna
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 9/6/2007
I agree with MR. Pee Wee Ed, and I fully appreciate what you are saying in such a wonderful way, I would trust any dog, before I would one of our kind, thei're loyal to the outmost, I would give any dog a medal of bravery that I have known, and if I had to give love or receive it I would go to the dogs, and by the way the priest was right, why can't we be more like them, maybe in a million years we can learn! give her the biggest hug from me, and one for you too!
JASMIN HORST
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 6/10/2007
Wonderful piece,
Reviewed by Robert Harrison 11/21/2006
Can one love a dog more than one can a human being? Yes, for I have loved my "Sandy" more than any human. It was a one time feeling, but it was there.
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 3/19/2006
Oh...so adorable! Dogs and other pets are such stress relievers and do help brighten our moods. It's worth all the hair on the carpet, couch (back of my slacks)...
Reviewed by Maria Cristina Azcona 3/5/2006
Great poem
Reviewed by William DeVault 1/28/2006
I love it.
Reviewed by Walter Jones 10/8/2005
So many thruths to view and the strike in words, like this drag of line, a clever format, a hard noise in voice to present, proof in reflection, lead in to end, a harsh for the final conclution, angels, I think not, more a friend.. Great write.. Walt
Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 7/10/2005
a striking use of the term in its real context, you certainly made a strong case for a change in designation.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/15/2005
Great peom about you "mutt." She looks exactly like my very own bitch, deceased now, called Fancy (After the Bobbie Gentry song of the same name.)
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 5/28/2005

Dog will always be womans best friend.
very good!

Rich Suarez
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 5/7/2005
I do so agree that they should be called Angels, Macey. This is such a wonderful tribute to a friend who will give her life to save yours if she can. I have three such Angels, Macey. Rowdy (male), age 8 Shadow (spayed female), age 9, and Princess (spayed female) age 13. Even when we are there, and they senses we are sad for some reason, they are all there, by our side. Another thing I disagree with is, calling us their "owners". They are our friends, our confidants, our joy in times of stress, or sadness. I do not "own my Angels, they are just family members with four legs. And because I sleep downstairs, they sense I am not right health wise, and on of them, or all three will sleep by my bed. It is such a comfort, to see them return love and affection, and you can believe that Rowdy does live up to his name (giggles). Thnx for sharing this wonderful tribute Macey. May the Lord Jesus bless you and yours, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little den sister, Barbie

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY Macey

"If I have to be this girl in me, Then I may as well be."
Reviewed by S. Ganguli Prometheus_Media 4/30/2005
Nice poem. Really enjoyed it. I can take issue saying:
My bitch is bigger than yours.
My bitch yells, fights and bites.
Please enjoy yourself.
SG
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 3/12/2005
cute...what a cute picture ....wonderful write....BHUWAN!!!!
Reviewed by Nickolaus Pacione 9/21/2004
Awww, the pooch is cute. Nice poem which goes with the photo. I have a black lab but never thought of writing a dog into my work. Especially into a shark story.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 8/17/2004
My old priest..RIP..used to say if only humans would be more like dogs.

They do have unconditional love...
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 7/25/2004
Hi Macey,
Your last line is so true, I actually have a cat now and I love him fiercely but a dog is probably the more 'faithful' of the species. Your devotion to your sweetie is priceless.

I will have to check out your House of Horror too, I love horror films and writers, I am not very good at it but love to read it. I hope that you have much success in your literary journey.

Wishing you all the best, JC xoxoxo
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/23/2004
Your bitch is about as different from a "bitch" as one can get. A great tribute to your canine friend. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 7/12/2004
You never know what they are thinking, but only know that whatever it is, it doesn't concern you.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/11/2004
I just luv this poem Macey !!!
Speaks volumes for your love and devotion to Angel!!!

Peter Paton
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 7/8/2004
They are true examples of acceptance and unconditional love!
Reviewed by Paul Berube 7/8/2004
Macey,
A great name would be, "FRIEND."
Reviewed by A PAX 7/8/2004
love this!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/8/2004
They are more human than humans, these bitches.

I truly believe that in many cases, they truly are. Hope yours watches over you for a very long time. I had one that literally saved my life; Some of these 'bitches' are 'angels' indeed.



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