The Small Dog’s Dog Days

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She’s still smelling funny,
She doesn’t look right,
She gets up and down
Like a yo-yo all night.
I’ve given up following
Each step she takes
Just watch from the sidelines
Whenever she wakes.

If I’m missing out
On my beauty sleep, she,
Who’s in need of much more
Misses out more than me.
‘Cause I can just snooze
On the sofa at ease
While she wriggles lots
Just as if she had fleas.

I really don’t like it
I have to confess,
‘Cause all my familiar
World is a mess,
It’s all upside down
All unsettled and weird,
Since that horrible day
When she just disappeared.

“We’re not sitting moping,
My girlie,” she said,
“Get up off the sofa,
Go unstuff your bed…
Go chase a few pigeons
Or dig up the mole.

Continue reading at The Small Dog’s Blog

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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8 Responses to The Small Dog’s Dog Days

  1. beth says:

    And just give her a nod and a hug before you drift off again, she needs all of your live and Patience right now, 2 legs needs your love and support


  2. scifihammy says:

    Just being there with her is helping more than you know, dear Ani. Take it day by day.


  3. willowdot21 says:

    Just keep doing your best Ani 💜

    Liked by 1 person

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