Mom’s Pet Cemetery

Seven pets, at least, are buried where my sister and I played, digging and swinging without fearing the future.

The sandbox, swings, and siblings left, tears fell, weeds overgrew. But five dogs, a bunny, and a bird named Lucky remind us of life’s fragility, even after so many years.

Photo by Brandon Couch on Unsplash

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9 thoughts on “Mom’s Pet Cemetery

  1. I love these sacred spaces in our yards (do we all have them?) where our family pets are laid to rest. Even when we move, they still seem to have a special space in our memories. The detail of the bird named Lucky was wonderful — I felt bad for chuckling.

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