Puppy Love

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Oh, just a puppy kind of love they say.

When days are filled with sloppy kisses so.

Whether playing fetch, tug of war or stay,

wherever he runs, so does my heart go.

I wake to nuzzle before the sun’s rise.

I burry my nose in his soft black fur.

Forever a friend found in deep brown eyes.

Even walks to poop can be a pleasure.

Alas, before he came, all hope seemed lost.

A man alone in need of rescue,

unconditional love I needed most.

A pup arrived to heal a heart so blue.

Now write a sonnet for little Bucky.

Because he chose me, I feel so lucky.

“Puppy Love” Gordon Hays 2013

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Make Friends with Fear.

“If you’re afraid of something, face it…The only way to conquer your fear is to stand next to it.” -Jennifer Armintrout

Horse and Bucky

Horse and Bucky photo by Gordon Hays, 2014

This special moment between my fifteen pound hero, and the beautiful horse along our walk reminds me to have courage, and make friends with fear!

Gordon xoxo

Follow your Dreams!

“Fiction and truth blur when you write what you know, just like the divide between dream and reality. Sometimes, if you dream hard enough that thing you’ve always wanted becomes real.” -Gordon Hays, 2015

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