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Song of the Steadfast
« on: September 30, 2020, 06:00:08 pm »
Wild howls
fade like a sunset
in the distance
as you sit by your cozy fire

These Teachers
lift their voices rejoicing
spreading word of their deeds
in sweet oboe like tones

Singing of Wisdom
buried like bones…

"Stagchaser or Ratbane
Guardians at door and gate
We guide the herds
protect old and young
Offering loving therapy
from alleyways to hospitals
More faithful than your shadow
Noble yet humble
We only beg to serve
or dutifully clear your plate

Rogue genetics
tailored for work
Trained for empathetic comfort
Defense and emergency response
Protection, Service and Loyalty!
Our songs
are as varied as our breeds
Beloved by Divine, humble, and royalty
Our great hearts and spirits
only your care in return truly feeds

Yet beware
Don't bite
where only bark will do
Nothing
twixt humble Truth and Self
should intercede!

Alpha to Omega
Packmates reporting eagerly for duty
awaiting your command
Playful hearts
At Humanity's beck and call
Fetched down throughout the ages
all for the sake
of a warm meal and loving hand"


For those new to the game, each poem is inspired by a Teacher found in Nature; a star, stone, animal, plant etc that holds lessons of Wisdom for us. Can you guess who is singing now?
Wishing you laughter

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Re: Song of the Steadfast
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2020, 06:11:38 pm »
For those new to the game, each poem is inspired by a Teacher found in Nature; a star, stone, animal, plant etc that holds lessons of Wisdom for us. Can you guess who is singing now?

Another lovely poem!

Spoiler:  
Dogs
"All your questions can be answered, if that is what you want.
But once you learn your answers, you can never unlearn them."
~Neil Gaiman,
American Gods

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Re: Song of the Steadfast
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2020, 03:12:58 am »
Another lovely poem!

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Dogs


Agreed. Especially the working breeds.
--------Eric H. Bowen
Where's the KABOOM? There was supposed to have been an Earth-shattering KABOOM!
Computers are like air conditioning. They become useless when you open Windows—Linus Torvalds.

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Re: Song of the Steadfast
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2020, 09:43:53 am »
Another lovely poem!

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Dogs


So glad you enjoyed the song of my first teacher :) I learned to walk holding onto my mother's dog, and I have been learning from every dog since. They teach lessons on loyalty, devotion, unconditional love, service, and nobility. If I can be Half the person my dogs have believed me to be, I will have lived a good life

“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion” Unknown

“Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.” Roger Caras
Wishing you laughter

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Re: Song of the Steadfast
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2020, 10:09:54 am »
“Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.” Roger Caras

I agree and I feel the same way, but I just can't resist....



Do the dogs all feel the same way? 😉
« Last Edit: October 01, 2020, 10:11:36 am by ehbowen »
--------Eric H. Bowen
Where's the KABOOM? There was supposed to have been an Earth-shattering KABOOM!
Computers are like air conditioning. They become useless when you open Windows—Linus Torvalds.

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