Secretly Planning

2019.01.08_2004.10.11_fm_doggie

I had been secretly planning to take her along.
The other day I whispered into her furry ear:

You should pull yourself together.
You should come along to Peru.
If flying should be no good,
we could go by boat.

She listened,
looked at me,
and rolled herself up.

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FM
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Foto: 2004.10.11 / 2019.01.08  Tin Liu, HK.

Steps

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Last night she was playful like a puppy,
Tearing a sponge into pieces,
Throwing up a bone to play catch.

One day up, the next day down.
Just now she staggered up the steps,
But Stephen had to carry her down.

Her days may really be numbered.
It is not going to be an easy winter.
She got two raw chops instead of one.

 

Tin Liu, HK, 2018.12.30

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FM:)
♥♥

Para Perrito

practising practising practising

Tengo una mascot.
Su nombre es Doggie.
Esta muy frio hoy.
Hacía frío para Doggie.
No hace frío para Doggie ahora.
Es importante para mí.

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FM:)
♥♥

 

Somehow

Somehow

Unlike Sammy,
When you say ‘come’, Doggie goes.
And now, when Sammy is gone,
When you say ‘come’, Doggie comes.

(Foto: 2012.01.24)
2014.01.20

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FM:)
♥♥

Sammy & Someone

Sammy & Someone

Sammy won’t stink
When he arrives at the Gate,
Not even of his last urine: 
Someone has wiped him clean.

Sammy is God-sent,
To limelight gentle care rendered
by someone who pledges me no care:
He knows not if he has enough to spare.

2014.01.20

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FM:(
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Where Sammy is Not

Where Sammy is Not

Heavy is the dog space
Now unoccupied
Weighing down hearts
Aching old bones
Where Sammy is Not

2014.01.20
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FM:(
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Comments

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Tam Kam Hon:
Where Sammy is
Gentle is the kiss
Now in Heaven 
where hearts touching hearts
Singing in beautiful tones
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Fanny-Min Becker
Fanny-Min Becker:
He’d better sing extra beautifully to the cats he had chased …
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Winnie Cheng
Winnie Cheng:
Your hearts are where he stays, now and forever
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Fanny-Min Becker
Fanny-Min Becker:
yes yes
 


Sammy

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Sammy

Fierce as a tiger, true to his fur.
Fighting packs, daring wild boars;
Survived heart worms & tick fever,
Even needles in tongue, from porcupines.
A good boy when not chasing cats.
We loved him for what he was.
Dear Old Sammy, fare well …
Smoke gets in our eyes …

HK, 2014.01.19

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FM:(
♥♥