My Pet’s End

I watched him awake thro’ the night,
Sharing my pillow, unable to rest.
Observing me with swollen eyes,
Breathing hard, pushing for life.

Dawn awoke, his spirit broke,
Body shook, eyes wept.
As I fed milk thro’ the nursing bottle,
He tasted it and gifted his soul.

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About Ramesh Anand

Ramesh Anand authored Newborn Smiles, a book of haiku poetry published by Cyberwit.Net Press. His haiku has appeared in many publications, across 11 countries, including Bottle Rockets Press, ACORN, Magnapoets, The Heron's Nest, Simply Haiku and Frogpond. His Haiku has been translated in German, Serbian, Japanese, Croatian and Tamil. His short verses have been honored by Muse India, Voicesnet and Boloji. He has been nominated and shortlisted for Muse India's young writer award for 2012. he blogs at http://ramesh-inflame.blogspot.com

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