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Short Stories
· Relative Terror

· A Different Point of View

· Death and The Dreamer

· To Begin and Fall

· Flutterby

· Light, Dark, Gray

· About Self

· One step to far...

· A warning in vain

· Think Before You Speak

· On Being Thankful

· A Dead Giveaway

· My Councilor

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  Farwell to a friend
by JoAnna Drelleshak
Wednesday, October 13, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Recent poems by JoAnna Drelleshak
•  To Begin and Fall
•  Flutterby
•  Light, Dark, Gray
•  About Self
•  One step to far...
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I took in a stray that touched my heart. As I had other cats, she refused to come in and yesterday, wild dogs killed her.

Grace, with just a touch of attitude
Obviously ahead of the pack
Obligated to no one
Daring to pave your own way
Beautiful in your uniqueness
You won all our hearts
Everyone you touched, will remember

True to your new friends
Able to leap into our hearts
Sassy but loving
Hyper, with dignity
And above all, missed

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Reviewed by Free Spirit 4/11/2014
The choice of words used is great
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 2/2/2014
Now you have reduced me to tears...
A heart touching tribute...dare I say she reminds me of you, or the parts you expose within your gifted writing...
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 2/28/2008
I too lost a dog I loved for 13 years. She was faithful to the end vbut suffered with arthritis. I miss her and she cannot be replaced. Thanks for the poem. So good Mine was sassy too a cocker spaniel named Joy. Have a cat named seashore now who is 12 years old.
Reviewed by William DeVault 12/25/2004
We all even know people like that, who won't come in for shelter, and are destroyed because of it. A moving statement of a grim truth.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 10/26/2004
another nice one.
Reviewed by jude forese 10/16/2004
a sad and moving tribute for a feline friend ...
Reviewed by Elaine Carey 10/13/2004
That's so sad! What a succinct tribute.

  1. abstraction on evergreen sojourn
  2. Encounters: Little Red Riding Hood (and ot
  3. The Beauty Of Spring
  4. Again I Ask For More...
  5. This Woman
  6. The Freight Train
  7. What Will Be
  8. The Dancer
  9. Absurd Valley
  10. The Dream Me
  11. Standing Tall
  12. I Wish I Knew
  13. an aging man still searching...
  14. What is Left
  15. Women Are Women
  16. Dew Drop Clause
  17. We Were Blessed
  18. Reciting Those Words
  19. Word’s Amative Verse, of Baccara’s Black R
  20. Sundown in Thibodaux

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