Why are you crying?

Why are you crying? 

I'm still here,

I'm still alive, 

Still panting, 

Still loving.  


Do you remember? 

When I could swim? 

When I could jump? 

When I could run?  

When I could fetch?  


Can you feel it?  

My heart slowing,     

My heavy breathing slowing to a stop. 

I'm leaving now,        



I'm still here.   

I'm swimming,


And fetching.

I'm happy.


I'll wait for you.

I'll be here.

Don't cry,

Don't cry,

Don't cry.  


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