A Tribute To Jack

gbsomerville By gbsomerville, 26th Jul 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/v2whu2nc/
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This is a short tribute poem about a wee dog called Jack.

A Tribute To Jack

Little man in black and white;
All seeing eyes as dark as night.
I heard you tale and was aghast
that you'd survived a shocking past.

Your story did my anger fuel
that so called humans are so cruel.
Your birth was just to line a purse.
Greed like this can't get much worse.

All those years in a filthy cage,
one cannot help but fill with rage.
The mental stress beggars belief;
Allandale was such a relief.

The years of comfort just flew past
For those who knew you, much too fast.
Sleep in peace, you've earned your rest;
To fight your cause we'll do our best.

Ban puppy farming we will shout;
We'll drive these heartless beings out.
What goes around, come round too -
Trust us, we know it's true.

Your memory will fire us on;
Upwards and onwards, the day will dawn.
When souls like you won't know your pain;
A dog's life will be great again.

Goodnight Jack

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Allandale, Animal, Beggars, Black, Comfort, Cruelty, Dog, Farming, Heartless, Jack, Mental Stress, Puppy, Sanctuary, Survived, Tribute, White

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author avatar gbsomerville
I am 22 years old, play the piano and accordion. I'm a live sound and studio recording engineer, enjoy the outdoors / countryside, agriculture and most animals... except insects.

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
26th Jul 2012 (#)

Puppy mills are horrific, everyone should know that buying from pet stores supports cruelty.

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author avatar Robb714
26th Jul 2012 (#)

This was very touching, I too rescued my Duke from a puppy mill and I try to make him the happiest dog on Earth. I am going to give some extra kisses now, while I can.

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author avatar gbsomerville
26th Jul 2012 (#)

They are indeed, I just wish puppy factories, battery hens and such like were all completely illegal so there was no suffering to animals - they are meant to be our best friend yet we treat them with such abuse and cruelty.

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author avatar gbsomerville
26th Jul 2012 (#)

Jack always looked, so confused and dazed throughout his time, until about the last month, one day whilst out for a walk his eyes just lit up and he seemed so much happier and looked like he had come to realise that life was to be enjoyed.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
27th Jul 2012 (#)

Justice will be done and rewards too will find their way, ultimately. We hear the promptings but we refuse to mend our ways. Thank you for the share - siva

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