Farewell to Bella

Farewell to Bella

Bella

Bella

The last time I saw her

She hadn’t long to go.

Her dyskinetic movements

Clearly told me so.

Her once bright eyes, which shone and danced,

Were now dull, dim and grey,

As if to say that farewell time was not too far away.

Next day I learned that she had passed.

‘Twas peaceful in the end.

But, on the day that Bella died

I lost a dear old friend.

By Patrick Ganly

8th. Novembesr 2015

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5 Responses

  1. Joseph ganly says:

    I cried too for Bella when I read this beautiful Poem.
    This poem has been circulated to certain dog lovers in the USA.

    Very well done Paddy Ganly, keep up the good work.

    • admin says:

      Hi Joseph,
      Thank you for your kind comments I’m sure Paddy will be delighted. We are very proud of Paddy, he is a fantastic asset to our community.
      Beir bua,
      Conchubhar.

  2. Annemeskell says:

    What a lovely poem, beautiful but sad, I miss her coming to visit in Lisnagry, Granny Meskell

    • admin says:

      Dear Granny Meskell,
      Thank you for your kind comments, I’ll pass them on to Paddy, he’ll be thrilled.

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