A strange silence
I have never heard
As I walk a path alone,
An unfamiliar moment
When I realize you are gone.
As I look around to notice
That the roads have all been changed
For there's one that now is fading
At a place I called your name.
So I must go on without you
With the memories of the times
Of the journey's made together
That are locked within my mind.
In my heart I know I'll carry
you each step along the way
though the absence now is bitter
it will all turn sweet one day.
For hurt is overtaken
When love comes shining through
In each picture that is taken
There is still a place for you,
As the candle in the window
Will get shorter by the flame
Time will heal the absence
And joy will end the pain.
Dedicated to Milo, our Bassett Hound
July 21,2000-----January 14, 2009
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