Monday, September 19, 2011

Loyalty Like No Other

I see you standing over there. Can you see me over here? Will I have to compete to get your attention, or can I just sit over here and wait for you?

Do I look like the others? Close, but not really. Do I act like the others? Sometimes, but I am just being me.

Go ahead and mingle. It's okay, I know my time is next. When you're done, I will be ready for you.

In the meantime, I like watching you. You seem really nice. While I'm thinking "You're the one!", you finally look up and smile at me.

I get up and walk over to you. You do the same. We look at each other and smile again. I know this is it. I speak and you laugh. This is it, it is finally my chance! You turn and walk away, but stop and look back. You call out to me and I run to you happily.

I know I will miss my home, but I'm so excited to be leaving.

As I look out the window and say goodbye to the past, I look up at you and make this pledge for our future:

I will protect you while you sleep,
and I will be here when you wake.
I will forewarn you of troubles,
and be there for you alone.
I will wait here when you go away,
and I will be here when you return.
I will kiss your face when you cry,
and I will comfort you in our embrace.
I will follow you wherever you roam 
and I will remain loyal to you alone.
I will love you unconditionally,
and I will be your best friend.
I will stay with you forever,
until it is my time to go.

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***I have written this piece for a group on Facebook that I joined, GBE 2: Blog On. This is week #18 and the topic is Loyalty. Interested in on the picture below to take you there.


  1. "I will stay with you forever,
    until it is my time to go."

    My favorite line. Beautiful post.

  2. Wow--so beautiful Susan- brought a tear and a smile to my face!! LOVE!

  3. This is so beautiful!!! I love it!


  4. A very beautiful poem that was just dripping with loyalty. Very nice!

  5. This one spoke to me on a personal level--thank you for that.