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Touched By Love

Updated on January 4, 2012

You Did It To Me All The Time

The years vanished as if they were made of dust and someone came along with a vacume

I remember when you were small what a treasure

So cute and I loved how your eyes could see right through me finding all my love

I gave in at any time you wanted to play or if you needed some special attention

I enjoyed every minute and you made every day fun

Sixteen years later and age has changed us

We feel like we are the same but we have changed so much

You now are unable to do the things you want and walk with great trouble

I assist you when I can but you are so independent you want to do everything yourself

I watch you struggle and I know there is nothing I can do

It is too late for help and now you sleep more than ever before

I want you home with me if something happens

I leave for work and later when I come home and you are asleep

Our interests have never been the same and we have never looked eye to eye

Some how we managed to look past our many differences and our love brought us together

They say opposites attract

We never liked the same food

You were always the lazy one

I did all the talking and all you ever did is listen

I was not always right and you proved me wrong time and time again

Sometimes I didn't know if I was coming or going

But it didn't matter to you

You were just glad to see me

You have an adopted sister that you met for the first time about a year and a half ago

When you were younger you were a little hellion

Boy I wish those days would come back

You use to run and you were pretty fast because I could never keep up

With a tear in my eye I say goodbye

The time is near but you still haven't given up the will to fight

You have lost so much weight and I can feel the bones where the meat once was

I have one favorite picture I took and I show everyone

There are many more pictures but they are left for another time to cherish

You have no enemies that I can think of and that is a wonderful way to live

You have helped so many with just your loving nature

May you finally find peace where no earthly troubles can ever reach

I must let you go even though I fight to save your every breath

You know better than me what has to be

As I rubbed your head and told you what you mean to me and how I will always remember you

Life goes on and a beautiful new day awaits

I now get changed and get ready to eat and off to work to make things better

I leave you but you are never left alone

Because my thoughts can travel any distance

Once again I have learned a new way to love and share my life


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    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      7 years ago

      Deborah Brooks My pets are my only children.They bring so much happiness and joy.I love to hear about your cat and she is so blessed to have you.I want to thank you for the excitement you bring.May each day be filled with unlimited adventures and stories to tell.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      7 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      You write from your heart so beautiful. I thought it was your pet. I have a black cat. she is 13 years old. I pray she stays well. she is my child..

      I voted up and beautiful


    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      7 years ago

      thelyricwriter Thanx for reading.This was written for our cat Darryl he just stopped eating.So we believed he was saying goodbye.A member of our family and he is my profile picture.He passed away today.He lived a very full life.I wrote it as if it was a person.The feelings our the same.raciniwa Love is always there. You search for the love that makes you feel like this and you will find it.Thanx for sharing and you both have made my day so much better.

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      7 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      i remember the story The Notebook when i read i wish love would be this way for everyone...

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      7 years ago from West Virginia

      Up, awesome, and beautiful votes. Wow, you are the charmer you. Beautiful choice of words. It is crystal clear that you mean every word you say.


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