The Rainbow Bridge
By the edge of a woods, at the foot of a hill,
Is a lush, green meadow where time stands still.
Where the friends
of man and woman do run,
When their time on earth is over and done.
For here, between this world and the next,
a place where each beloved creature finds rest.
On this golden land, they wait and they play,
Till the Rainbow Bridge
they cross over one day.
No more do they suffer, in pain or in sadness,
they are whole, their lives filled with gladness.
Their limbs are restored, their health renewed,
Their bodies have
healed, with strength imbued.
They romp through the grass, without even a care,
one day they start, and sniff at the air.
All ears prick forward, eyes dart front and back,
Then all of a sudden, one
breaks from the pack.
For just at that instant, their eyes have met;
Together again, both person and pet.
run to each other, these friends from long past,
The time of their parting is over at last.
The sadness they felt while they were
Has turned into joy once more in each heart.
They embrace with a love that will last forever,
And then, side-by-side,
they cross over… together.