You lay cradled in my arms, looking peaceful, yet I could feel your pain, see the anguish in your beautiful green eyes.

You were my soulmate and I couldn’t bear to say goodbye. But that was selfish; you were so very ill.

I held you as they put the needle in your leg. You didn’t even flinch, it was I who had tears pouring down my face. My green eyes fixed on yours, I saw when the last spark of life was extinguished. My heart splintered, leaving behind a cold and empty void. Part of me will forever be yours.

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Emily O'Leary
Emily O'Leary(@emily-oleary)
11 months ago

A poignant piece, filled with emotion ❤

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
11 months ago

Your story is so tearful, Carrie. I didn’t realize that my tears were already dripping while reading your story. Well done, Carrie.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
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11 months ago

You’re most welcome, Carrie. I am so sad for you, but I am hoping all the best for you in the future. 

Margarida Brei
Margarida Brei(@margarida-brei)
11 months ago

You captured all the sadness of losing a loved pet beautifully, Carrie.

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