Friday, January 3, 2014

Sweet as Sugar Golden Woofs: A Tanka

As many of you know, our dear friend Sugar the Golden Retriever had surgery yesterday to remove a mass in her mouth.  I have been worrying...and thinking...of my Sugar since her Facebook post on Christmas so I wrote her a poem.



Sweet as Sugar

Beautiful smile
warms my heart like Golden sun
on a cloudy day
I sit in violet shadows
waiting to hear your sweet voice


And yes, my Sugar made it through her surgery just fine!  I am so happy.  You are a dear friend, sweet Sugar!


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  1. That is great news....we wondered how she was doing. We have our paws crossed for her

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    1. It is! I have been praying and thinking good thoughts since Christmas!

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  2. What a nice poem to Sugar. We have been worrying about her too and we are glad the surgery went well. Lee and Phod

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    1. Yes, so happy dear Sugar's surgery went so well!

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  3. Sugar sure is SWEET! We all have our paws crossed for good test results on that mass.

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  4. Beautiful poem. :) We were glad to hear Sugar's surgery went well.

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  5. Oz that is lovely and we are so pleased Sugar is on the road to recovery. Bless her.
    Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

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    1. Our Sugar is a fighter...I hope her road to recovery is short and without bumps.

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  6. What a sweet poem for sweet Sugar!

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  7. What a sweet, sweet poem for Sugar. I'm sure that will help her to feel better! I am so glad also that her surgery went well.
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

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    1. Oh Janet, do you think so?!? I hope it makes Sugar feel a bit better.

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    2. I think it did, didn't it, judging by her reply! :)

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    3. Yep! And she shared it on G+ and Twitter too...so she must've really liked it! *waggy tail*

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  8. Oz, Golden Thanks :-) very Sweet poem. Your poem is a highlight of our morning. I am smiling through my eyes. Golden Glad to be friends. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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    1. *blushes* I am just glad you are A-OK, dear Sugar!

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  9. Its a lovely poem for a lovely girl

    retro rover

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  10. That is a beautiful Tanka, Oz! We too are so worried about her and her mom.

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    1. Oh thank you, Emma! I am keeping Sugar and her family in my thoughts and prayers still.

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  11. Dat poem is sure to make Sugar feel better. Good job.
    Wags,
    Ranger

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    1. Thanks Ranger. I sure hope it does make her feel better.

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  12. That was wonderful Oz! We have sure been worried about Sugar too.

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    1. Thanks Brian. The whole of Blogville has been worried I think.

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  13. Pawsome poem Oz! I am so happy Sugar had smooth surgery. I know how scarey that can be.
    Hugs,
    Pepper

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    1. Yes, you sure do. I am glad you both are okay!

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  14. Oh Oz, that a such a beauwooowooootiful Tanka for super sweet Sugar! Apaws apaws my poetic buddy! Woooooowoooooooooo, Ku http://haikubyku.com

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    1. Really, Ku? It was so hard to write, especially line 3 (the pivot). I think I still need some practice on this style.

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  15. Wonderful Oz, Sugar needs all the support we can give, crossed paws for a good recovery!

    The mad scots

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    1. Yes, keep those paws crossed you Mad Scots!

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  16. Aw, Oz you little poet, what a lovely poem! I'll bet Sugar's now smiling sweet smiles and hopefully she'll be better soon!
    Pippa :)

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    1. Thank you, Pippa. I hope she gets better right quick!

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  17. Oz that is such a beautiful poem. Sugar is very special to us too her golden smile is infectious!
    Hugs
    Madi your bfff

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    1. Her smile is infectious! That is the purrfect description, Madi.

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  18. PS how lucky you were to meet Sugar in 2013!

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  19. Roooo that's a totally pawsome poem - bet it'll make Sugar feel better in no time! *waggy tail*

    Woofs from Alfie
    www.alfiesblog.com

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    1. Thank you Alfie! I sure hope it helps!

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  20. My paws have been crossed and crossed
    Lily

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    1. Mine too, Lily. I could barely walk there for a while my paws were so tangled.

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  21. What a beautiful poem, Oz. We've been sending our best pawsitive thoughts out for Sugar!

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    1. I think we all have been sending pawsitive thoughts and it is working!

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  22. Beautiful poem for a beautiful friend. we are so glad the surgery went well, and we will keep all our pug paws crossed for a full recovery.
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Greta

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  23. That was beautiful, what a great friend you are OZ. Hugs to you and Sugar for a speedy recovery.

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  24. THAT was a LOVELY Poem fur our Sweet girrrrrl.

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    1. Sugar is so sweet, I had to do something.

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  25. Very sweet Oz! I am so glad Sugar made it through surgery just fine. It sounds like she's doing well too.

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    1. It does sound like she is doing well...but you would know better since you are a vet tech, Miss Ann!

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  26. I cross my paws that Sugar soon will be all right again, so you Oz and Sugar can play together.

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    1. Oh, I hope so too...though we don't play together; she lives so far away. But maybe I could see her at Barkworld again like in the above photo!

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  27. Wonderful news about Sugar! Happy dancing all around.

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  28. If that poem doesn't help Sugar heal quickly, I don't know what else would.

    What a sweet get well gift.

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  29. The poem was wonderful and I am soooooo happy you told us that Sugar made it through ok. Thank you! I am not on Facebook with the intensity of most, so I often miss updates. Thank you! xoxo

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    1. You are very welcome, Miss Caren and thank you.

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  30. Thanks for the update. What a lovely poem. We are thinking of Sugar.

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  31. What a sweet poem for a sweet dog. You could hear the healing thoughts, warm wishes and tail wags in every line.
    --Susan and the gang from Life with Dogs and Cats.

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    1. Aw, thank you for such kind words.

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  32. Aw what a sweet poem Oz. I am sure Sugar will love it and I am also praying and waiting for the word of being cancer free.

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    1. Thank you, Carma. I am praying that Sugar gets good news from the test results!

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  33. You're such a sweetheart, Oz. Thank you for reminding me to visit Sugar.

    Garth

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    1. You got it, Garth! That's what friends are for!

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  34. What a sweet poem! You are a very good friend Oz! We are so very happy that Sugar made it through her surgery with flying colors!!!!!

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  35. A sweet poem for a sweet girl. You're so thoughtful, Oz. :)

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Oz the Terrier