Sunday, July 29, 2012

Magpie 128

Zelko Nedic


Selfless

Patton your work is done
A person was born without sight
Soon you will be her eyes

34 comments:

  1. Nicely done.

    I could never do that for a living.

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  2. Did you know that Emmylou sings a song about a "Big Black Dog" named Bella? It's a true story about a shelter dog she adopted.

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    1. Yes, I do know all about Emmmylou and the dogs she rescues/adopts. My grandchildren have a black lab named Patton!

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  3. Lovely and full of meaning in those 4 lines ~

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  4. smiles...a seeing eye dog...is a honorable position and if that is what he is going for...your heartbreak is def worth it...

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  5. Great! thanks for reminder.

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  6. What a noble calling: trainer. Like foster parenting, kinda.

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  7. Such a wonderful take on this pic! The heartache is worth the happiness of another.

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  8. Guide dogs for the blind do wonderful work - clever take on this prompt.:)

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  9. ah yes- such selfless heros-raising wonderful dogs to help the blind.

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  10. I hadn't realised before, the loss the trainer muse feel when a loved dog graduates.

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  11. Wonderful take on this week's image :)

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  12. Superbly portrayed ... good meaning in your poem !!!

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  13. I agree with Stafford here. A great story awaits.

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  14. So much truth in so few words! Lovely!

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  15. That was a lovely tribute to the world's greatest companion! I've a friend who is training a dog for the disabled charity Canine Partners. It's amazing what this animal can do around the house, to help make life easier. It'll be a wrench when she does go to her permanent home.

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  16. Oh, this got me right in the heart!

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  17. Very special tribute! Very touching.

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  18. I love your take on this prompt, Helen. Wow, how unique and touching this is.

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  19. This is so , sinister, i love it, thanks.

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  20. Very moving response to the prompt. Excellent.

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  21. Lovely Helen. Truly a trainer is selfless.

    Anna :o]

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  22. Selfless indeed....a lovely gift....beautiful words Helen! :-)

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  23. A very heartfelt take on the prompt Helen. That is a selfless act and one that would be so hard, yet as you said totally worth it:-)

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  24. Oh dear! So sad! Yes, they use those dogs for seeing eye dogs. Such a great take on the prompt but really kind of heartbreaking! k.

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  25. Patton's work already made out for him on completing the first. We humans are just as dependent on animals as they to us. Good observation Helen!

    Hank

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  26. A realistic and moving take. It must be hard to be a trainer but satisfying knowing that the hard work pays off and someone will benefit.

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  27. Short, but very sweet! It was a great take on the prompt! Bravo!!

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  28. How did I miss this lovely verse from Mags 128. How touching this is.

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