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  Unchained
by Mr. Ed
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
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“I've hungered, hungered for your touch,

A long, long, lonely time;

And time goes by so slowly,

And time can do so much.”

The Righteous Brothers,

Unchained Melody






I have rescued canines from numerous hells

Some of them were left behind in a hurricane

Some dumped in the woods, or on the streets

And yesterday, I rescued one tethered to a chain

 

I had received a call from another stranger

She could no longer stand to watch his pain

“They don’t pay any attention to this poor dog,

He is living a life of misery, tethered to a chain.”

 

So I soon traveled to the address she had given me

And I spotted him peeking out from his hiding place

He was dirty, hungry, thirsty, and looked so pathetic

Immense loneliness and misery were evident on his face

 

I rang the doorbell, and an elderly woman eventually appeared

She told me she hadn’t had the time to take Roscoe to the pound

This dog had belonged to her grandson, who no longer lived there

He had moved away last year, since he found a job in another town

 

“And old Roscoe doesn’t like me very much, he always growls at me;

And on my fixed income, I can’t feed him much, or take him to the vet.”

So I quickly offered to take old Roscoe away, and to find him another home

“He’ll have a chance at a better life,” so the elderly woman at the door said “yes”

 

It took me awhile to convince Roscoe to come out from his dark, dirty, hiding place

But once he did, he rejoiced in the sunlight, and eventually, in the back seat of my truck

Roscoe is now being treated for severe malnourishment and parasites at an animal hospital

A telephone call from one of his very compassionate neighbors, changed his life and his luck

 

Please Report Any Animal Abuse That You See;

Pets Deserve To Be Loved, and To Live Chain Free

 

©September 2012, Mr. Ed

 

 

 
    


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Reviewed by Tom Hyland
PEEWEE... U CHAIN OUR HEARTS TO EACH N EVERY PET STORY U WRITE ...
N THATS A GOOD THING!!! MAY GOD BLESS U ABUNDANTLY !!!
:-):-) :-):-) :-):-).
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
Once again many blessings to you Mr. Ed
You are the angel Hayyel in human form
"Protects animal and teaches humans to treat
them with respect and kindness" (Hayyel)

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by John Flanagan
once again, i am humble
in the presence of your words, Ed,
and in the presence of what you achieve

john
Reviewed by Keith Rowley
You give me hope for humans.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
I love happy endings Ed and you always make it happen.

Rose
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
Lost to the world, but
found by loving hearts
makes for a happy ending
*Mr Ed* Blessings Abound

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Kathleen Janz-Anderson
Your poem brought tears to my eyes. So glad you were there for him. Wish everyone would do that.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Thanks for changing another lost dog's life!

Ron
Reviewed by T Jett (Reader)
I'm glad there were concerned neighbors that cared enough for Roscoe to call you. I miss my Chewie now. Wonderful poem, Ed ...
Reviewed by Odin Roark
Another unbelievable instance of "pre-human" behavior casually exercised on an animal remedied by your sense of compassion. Your work is exemplary. I wish you well.
Reviewed by Joy Hale
Thank goodness for the people who know to call you so you can rescue yet another animal in distress! Animals and people do better when not chained in misery.

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by D. Vegas
Good for Roscoe and I thank you for your continued vigilance, Ed!

Deborah
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
Nothing is more satisfying than supporting a lonely soul and nothing is more rewarding than protecting nature. My friend you are doing both and I´m sure your heart never runs short of joy. Great work.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
Mr. Ed ~
Your love for animals and the back seat of your truck
have brought Rosco to a new life. Hugs to Rosco.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by John Domino
Can we imagine putting a human being on a chain for no good reason. What in the world are we doing to Gods creatures? We were given dominion over them and we are reckless abusers.

God bless you Ed.

John Michael Domino
Reviewed by Felix Perry
So true and such good advice, we can't all rescue animals who are being mistreated but we can speak up or call the proper authorities when we see this kind of behavior.
fee
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Thank God the neighbours called! Bless his little heart...I pray he gets a loving home!You're an angel, Ed!!!!!

Anna
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
Chain a dog, So many souls in chains, heartbreaking poetry dear Ed.
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