Monday, February 24, 2020

Carpe Diem Love Month: Animal Friends: Senryu

all my little friends
there have been far too many
can't do it again


There are people who have said to me when I say that I won't get any more cats because I can't bear to lose any more cats that I'm being selfish.

I lost five cats in the space of five years, and I've lost many more before them. There are many that I can't think of without it bringing tears to my eyes. I've also lost quite a few people. I am pretty well numb with grief. I think that it's cruel to tell someone in my position that they are being "selfish" for wanting to avoid further pain. 

Inflicting guilt on someone who is already suffering is the ultimate in thoughtlessness.

1 comment:

  1. Losing any loving pet is not nice. t o lose five in five years must be heartbreaking. I feel for you.


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