My Promise To Chinook

by Tim Smith
(Phoenix, AZ USA)

We found you many years past. You were lost.

You were hungry, scared, alone, and shivering on a winter’s frost.

A lone ferret on a winter city night filled with fright.

We took you into our home and most importantly into our hearts promising your life would be bright and everything would be alright.

Chinook became your new name.

You had so much love to exclaim.

You were full of mischief, fun, and comfort.

You would kiss me and play in my favorite shirt.

Chinook you became my light so shining and bright.

I promised you when you were young you would be in our household when you became old, protected loved and cared for.

Adored liked never before.

Then the day would come, when my eyes would be filled with tears I feared.

You left us in our arms my Chinook, old and gray

A life filled with love and adventure, a promise kept many years ago that You would Never die alone.

We miss you Chinook with every day with every heartbeat we make.

You were a lone ferret on a winter city night and Chinook was your name.

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Mar 05, 2016
I am dying inside
by: Tim Smith

4 years and I am so unhappy. i am ready to die with grief but can't. I miss you Chinook. I think of you everyday.

Dec 10, 2013
The Days Are Long
by: Tim

I miss you so much Chinook. I just want you back. You were the best thing that has ever happen to me. How can I move on. Going on 2 years and I sit here crying in the dark trying to get a life but find no interest in anything.

Nov 25, 2012
Still dying inside
by: Tim

Chinook I miss you so much. It is going on 10 months since you passes and there is not a day I do not mourn for you.i. I want to see you so bad it hurts. Miss you my beloved nookie,

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