This is a beautiful post – please read, share widely and treat all animals with the respect they need and, deserve. Kindness towards all sentient beings is vital – for they are part of us, connected in the very same, Life.
of the earthly encasement of your spirit
now in frozen fallen state
of no longer being.
On the side of a man-made thoroughfare,
apathetically referred to as
Your nameless, lifeless body,
ignored by the masses of “humanity,”
by those who hold
their own lives so dear.
funeral, ceremony, nor memorial considered
was so recently
I pause to make significant note,
in honor of your meaningful existence,
upon your soul,
now ceased to resist the changing of form,
passing on to the ‘nother places.
And in reverent, heartfelt whisper
send you intentional confirmation that
“YOU mattered … to me.”
~Gerean Pflug for The Animal Spirits