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Blind Eyes Watching

January 14, 2012
By Zoe-22-Turner DIAMOND, Beverly, Massachusetts
Zoe-22-Turner DIAMOND, Beverly, Massachusetts
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A grey fog seeps

Into her glassy eyes

Tracing me as I pace

Back and forth

Tail flicking

I look into her

Clouded brown eyes

She blinks at me

I slide to the floor

I pat the place next to me

She rises sluggishly

And waddles over

She nuzzles into my side

I glance at the clock

Tick Tock, Tick Tock

I wonder how many more

Tick Tock's of the clock

She will hear

The author's comments:
"I wrote this about my 12 year old dog. Although she is comparatively older than me, she's my baby. She has been around since I was a toddler, and I love her to death, but she is getting really old, and going blind.

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