A Dog’s Wish

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If I die old,

Bury me in the ground.

A headstone? No need!

Because I’m just a hound.

 

Please don’t give me

A funeral procession.

And to my pups,

Give all my possessions.

 

I am a dog

Of the most humble means.

So spend little

On a casket for me.

 

As my body

Lies those six feet below,

Sing some old hymns

And let your tears just flow.

 

Send me away

With the words of a prayer.

Pray that Jesus

Will let me in up there.

 

We just don’t know

If animals will be

Up in heaven

Along side you and me.

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