WILL YOU NOTICE WHEN I’M SAD?   By Roger Harvey © 2012
I always liked dog TV shows,   Like Rin-Tin-Tin and Lassie.These dogs were heroes in my youth.   To me, they both were cla...
I liked to read long dog books too.         Some lived out in the wild.They‟d fight off wolves and bears and things,      ...
News stories also make me ask,     “I wonder how dogs knowThat after storms blow houses down, There‟re people trapped belo...
I sat upon the beach one day.      I took my dog to swim.But then a bad man came too close;     My dog did not like him.
He looked like all the rest to me,    Who walked past us that day.But my dog sensed, “There‟s something               wron...
One other time when I was sad,       My dog who loved to playCould tell something was wrong with me;        So by my side ...
These stories have a message   For all children we hold dear.This world has good and bad things.We should make this fact m...
At first you might be asking,  “How ever do you know?”   But if a dog can sense it,There must be things that show.
So I look hard to notice things,    When differences are small,Between what might seem fine to me  And what might make me ...
It‟s like those dogs with special skills-     The ones in all those books.I‟ve learned to trust more how I feel,   And not...
I know a family with a dog   They rescued from abuse.This dog had lived an awful life,   „til someone cut her loose.
She has a loving family now          With Evan, Ty, and Dil.When someone says, “Who‟ll be my friend?””        She wags her...
This tale might teach us something    All children need to know: That kids, like dogs, have senses    To trust so love can...
I‟ve learned both dogs and children Somehow just know what‟s true.  And if you see their little clues,   Great wisdom come...
So dear small children everywhere,  Speak-up when scared or blue. If rescued dogs get happy homes, Just think what‟s there...
And while I‟m gone remember     Just what I‟m fighting for.I‟ll trust you guys to keep Mom safe,     While Daddy‟s off to ...
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Do you notice when i’m sad?

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Do you notice when i’m sad?

  1. 1. WILL YOU NOTICE WHEN I’M SAD? By Roger Harvey © 2012
  2. 2. I always liked dog TV shows, Like Rin-Tin-Tin and Lassie.These dogs were heroes in my youth. To me, they both were classy.
  3. 3. I liked to read long dog books too. Some lived out in the wild.They‟d fight off wolves and bears and things, But never harm a child.
  4. 4. News stories also make me ask, “I wonder how dogs knowThat after storms blow houses down, There‟re people trapped below?”
  5. 5. I sat upon the beach one day. I took my dog to swim.But then a bad man came too close; My dog did not like him.
  6. 6. He looked like all the rest to me, Who walked past us that day.But my dog sensed, “There‟s something wrong.” He growled, “You stay away.”
  7. 7. One other time when I was sad, My dog who loved to playCould tell something was wrong with me; So by my side he‟d lay.
  8. 8. These stories have a message For all children we hold dear.This world has good and bad things.We should make this fact more clear.
  9. 9. At first you might be asking, “How ever do you know?” But if a dog can sense it,There must be things that show.
  10. 10. So I look hard to notice things, When differences are small,Between what might seem fine to me And what might make me fall.
  11. 11. It‟s like those dogs with special skills- The ones in all those books.I‟ve learned to trust more how I feel, And not how something looks.
  12. 12. I know a family with a dog They rescued from abuse.This dog had lived an awful life, „til someone cut her loose.
  13. 13. She has a loving family now With Evan, Ty, and Dil.When someone says, “Who‟ll be my friend?”” She wags her tail, “I will!”
  14. 14. This tale might teach us something All children need to know: That kids, like dogs, have senses To trust so love can grow.
  15. 15. I‟ve learned both dogs and children Somehow just know what‟s true. And if you see their little clues, Great wisdom comes to you.
  16. 16. So dear small children everywhere, Speak-up when scared or blue. If rescued dogs get happy homes, Just think what‟s there for you.
  17. 17. And while I‟m gone remember Just what I‟m fighting for.I‟ll trust you guys to keep Mom safe, While Daddy‟s off to war.

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