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Poem About a Dog by Peter Menkin
by Peter Menkin  
1/18/2009 / Pets


Jan has a Guide Dog that is now 11-1/2 years old; time for retirement for Christmas, the dog. This is a poem
about the Guide Dog, but more a poem-like statement. I am sure there are better poem type poems, though I think you as a reader of this blog will enjoy this one.

Jan gets a new dog this weekend, a young one about 22 months. Guide Dogs for the Blind is located on their campus in San Rafael, California. That is North of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge. To get a dog, one must apply, successfully go through their training, which is three weeks on campus. This training includes, sleep, eat, train, get used to knowing the new dog. One lives on campus for the training period. This time is the beginning of a human and animal bond.

I think this poem acceptable for a young girl or boy.




by Peter Menkin


There seems to be no way

to describe "Christmas"the dog

without taking a child's wonder

at this blind woman's friend.


With her, "Christmas" the Labrador,

Jan can go many places

bravely.The two clip along at three miles

an hour. That is good walking speed.


What a wonderful help this friendly,

kind dog has been

these eleven years. We give

thanks for her service

and companionship. Good

dog "Christmas."


She is loved by Jan, her mistress,

for she is a help and a companion;

good at crossing streets, and walking stairs.

Some animals are special to mankind,

and this is a special dog and friend

for many years.


Soon "Christmas" will retire,

to Carol's house, where she is loved.

Guide Dogs for the Blind

will lead Jan to another canine friend.

What a loss for "Christmas" to go,

but a new friend to come.



Audio reading of poem by poet is here:

http://www.archive.org/details/PoemAboutADogByPeterMenkin

Peter Menkin, an aspiring poet, lives in Mill Valley, CA USA where he writes poetry. He is an Oblate of Immaculate Heart Hermitage, Big Sur, CA and that means he is a Camaldoli Benedictine. He is 64 years of age as of 2010.

Copyright Peter Menkin

http://www.petermenkin.blogspot.com


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