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  • Poetry: Room In Your Heart


    Sorrow fills a barren space;

    you close your eyes and see my face

    and think of times I made you laugh,

    the love we shared, the bond we had,

    the special way I needed you -

    the friendship shared by just we two.

    The day's too quiet, the world seems older,

    the wind blows now a little colder.

    You gaze into the empty air

    and look for me, but I'm not there -

    I'm in heaven and I watch you,

    and I see the world around you too.

    I see little souls wearing fur,

    souls who bark and souls who purr

    born unwanted and unloved -

    I see all this and more above -

    I watch them suffer, I see them cry,

    I see them lost, I watch them die.

    I see unwanted thousands born -

    and when they die, nobody mourns.

    These little souls wearing fur

    (Some who bark and some who purr)

    are castaways who - unlike me -

    will never know love or security.

    A few short months they starve and roam,

    Or caged in shelters - nobody takes home.

    They're special too (furballs of pleasure),

    filled with love and each one, a treasure.

    My pain and suffering came to an end,

    so don't cry for me, my person, my friend.

    But think of the living -

    those souls with fur

    (some who bark and some who purr) -

    And though our bond can't be broken apart,

    make room for another in your home and your heart.

    (Author Unknown)

    Thank you Debbi for sharing this with English Bulldog News
    Comments 11 Comments
    1. izstigspunks's Avatar
      izstigspunks -
      Stop making me cry at work!
    1. Rosiesmom's Avatar
      Rosiesmom -
      Quote Originally Posted by savemejeebus View Post
      Stop making me cry at work!
      I should have read your post first, but instead I read the poem first! The girls here at work just asked if I was okay! *sniff* Thanks for posting the poem, makes me remember my dogs that are up there waiting for me.
    1. bullmama's Avatar
      bullmama -
      I know it is such a beautiful poem. Sorry we keep making you cry at work. Should I start putting warnings on them?
    1. cali baker's Avatar
      cali baker -
      Yes, please put warnings on these!
      Soooo touching!!!
    1. Lucy-licious's Avatar
      Lucy-licious -
      I'm blaming the hormones for my tears not the beautiful poem
      What with this and the 10 commandment post by @BabyDuke
      I'm a gibbering, snotty wreck
    1. NikkiSchoolcraft's Avatar
      NikkiSchoolcraft -
      it is a beautiful poem
    1. izstigspunks's Avatar
      izstigspunks -
      Quote Originally Posted by desertskybulldogs View Post
      I know it is such a beautiful poem. Sorry we keep making you cry at work. Should I start putting warnings on them?
      Yes, please. Or only post these after 5pm, that should work too.
    1. TessaAndSamson's Avatar
      TessaAndSamson -
      Oh goodness, that totally made me cry too. Beautiful poem.
    1. LisaMarie's Avatar
      LisaMarie -
      I cant take the crying anymore! Scott thinks something is seriously wrong with me!!! I just read the 10 commandments and now this
      Great poem! you should post it on the facebook page.
    1. RoxiBear's Avatar
      RoxiBear -
      I'm crying too! Beautiful poem and oh so true!
    1. Luvin My Bullie's Avatar
      Luvin My Bullie -
      great poem!!