Ripples of Emptiness

The first time I saw my mother’s eyes, I knew she had a heart full of love and so did I. She barked me to sleep every night and brought me meat in the day. One day though, she was getting food for me and when she crossed the road, a truck hit her. I saw all the blood ooze from her legs. I ran to her and locked her final farewell deep into myself. I stayed at her side until another big truck came. It drove off, and then the spot was empty. What a surprise! Tears drove out.

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  1. Just in case you are wondering why the last sentence says “I sorry Mommy” is because it is a dog who is just a baby! How is he supposed to say things correctly?

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