"Farewell My Old Friend" by John McGuire

Nothing compares to the love and loss of a pet. Thanks so much to John McGuire, who shared with us this touching poem: 

"Farewell My Old Friend" 

You looked me in the eye; said "it's all right."
Time to send me on my way.
Don't be sad. 
I'm just glad. 
This old dog has had its day. 
(I sang)
Farewell my old friend. 
Don't mind if I cry. 
Grieving's just a way to say "goodbye," 
To someone that I've loved and lost; that's why. 
Here's to all those good times we spent together;
Pulling on that leash and running free. 
Rainy days, lonely nights, 
You were always there to share with me. 
Farewell my old friend. 
Don't mind if I cry. 
Grieving's just a way to say "goodbye," 
To someone that I've loved and lost; that's why. 
So long my old pal. 
Thanks for being true.
Giving back the love I gave to you. 
There's another dog who's waiting for some, too. 
I'll pass it on and love 'em just like you. 

 

Copyright © 2018 by John McGuire (john.mcguire92@icloud.com)

 

 

 

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