Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 10th, 2020. Dog.

Welcome back! It’s the 10th day of Just Jot it January 2020. Your prompt today was selected by Di at pensitivity101. Thank you so much, Di! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there, if you’re not already.

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 10th, 2020, is “dogs.” Use the word “dogs” any way you’d like. Enjoy!

I love dogs, the are the most loving animals, they work with us and for us. The most important thing is they give us unconditional love.

Our Dog Ruby is a retired guide dog, we have taken her for her free run exercise time since she started working at eighteen months, when she retired she came to live with us.

Below is a poem I wrote about a young friend of Natalie, she a real hero. She has a partner and two beautiful and clever children. Ruby and I have the privilege of joining her and Quala, her guide dog on Qula’s Free exercise walks.

I wrote this double Etheree about her and Quala last year .

Blind Faith

Trust

Is all

I ask for.

Never will I

Complain. I will learn.

Eighteen months training.

I always do my best

To help you at play and rest.

I am part of the family

Life without out me is a memory.

I’m your guide dog to help and set you free.

© willowdot21

Trust

In her

I put my

Faith. She helps me.

Blind, I cannot see

Her presence sets me free.

She is with me everyday

We walk the children to the school.

You help me work and play, my best friend.

Quala and me together to the end .

*********

© willowdot21. 2019

Ruby sitting up, Quala laying down.

#jusjojan

20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ben Naga
    Jan 10, 2020 @ 16:43:24

    Dogs – 10
    People – 4

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Jan 10, 2020 @ 17:14:59

    Gorgeous!

    Reply

  3. pensitivity101
    Jan 10, 2020 @ 19:21:11

    Great stuff Willow.

    Reply

  4. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    Jan 11, 2020 @ 06:13:30

    A lovely tribute to dog and owner. These guide dogs are very special.

    Reply

  5. robertawrites235681907
    Jan 11, 2020 @ 07:49:13

    I didn’t realise that Ruby was an ex guide dog, Willow. It is lovely that you can help and be involved like this.

    Reply

    • willowdot21
      Jan 11, 2020 @ 07:55:16

      It’s an honour and a privilege Robbie and Natalie and all the blind people I have met are great people and they and their dogs teach me as much if not more than I help them 💜

      Reply

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