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02-13-2001, 11:26 PM
See note about author at end.


How do I love thee? Let me count the ways...

1. I love thee agreeably - enough to let your stinky dog hide on the bed after a run through damp leaves, mud and slug infested gardens.

2. I love thee steadfastly - enough to devote a year to raising you from a wobbly speck into a strong healthy adult (who promptly attempts to seize control).

3. I love thee passionately - despite your repeated efforts to probe my ears, eyes and mouth with the same tongue you use for various other atrocities.

4. I love thee well - despite the amazing odours you produce.

5. I love thee deeply - though you use me as a napkin at every opportunity.

6. I love thee madly - despite the various bodily functions you have performed at inappropriate moments - in inappropriate places.

7. I love thee constantly - despite the dog "bladder curfew" I have lived by for many years.

8. I love thee truly - despite the "doggie land mines" hidden in the grass.

9. I love thee absolutely - because you never (well, hardly ever) hog the remote control.

10. I love thee gratefully - because you stay by my side (or on my side).

11. I love thee devotedly - more than clean carpeting, clothing, furniture, floors or walls.

12. I love thee bravely - enough to battle the indomitable flea on your behalf.

13. I love thee monetarily - enough to put the vet's children through college.

14. I love thee openly - I will bear any embarrassment for your furry sake.

15. I love thee totally -more than free time, excess cash or a predictable life.

Written by Pat, a rescue volunteer in Texas Please share

02-13-2001, 11:35 PM
I don't think I have read anything more true in a while! By the way...about hogging the remote control, Jeffrey ate three.

02-14-2001, 12:24 AM
Oh, Jeffrey! Those 3 remote controls must have had the sweet smell of your owner on them. Maybe you were just saying,'I love you!' in a doggie way. But I hope you didn't get a stomach ache...oops, I mean 3 stomach aches.

02-14-2001, 11:42 AM
Angels3, thank you for sharing that poem. I really enjoyed it....so true!

02-14-2001, 03:39 PM
Angels 3 I think that poem could be appropriate for all of our dogs. It is great!

Daisy's Mom
02-14-2001, 03:41 PM
What a cute poem! We mustn't forget it's Valentine's Day for the doggies too. Daisy's boyfriend Moe who lives down the street sent her up some kisses and a bone! How cute!