Skooby’s Call : RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge # 204 Home & Free

This post is in response to Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge .

Also in recognition of Ronovan’s warning ( or disclaimer ) ” , this post is neither about religion or any political issue

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His blind faith on us
Little did he know our choice
Nine rewarding years


We picked up Skooby about nine years back from Humane Society. He definitely was our choice as we saw his photo while researching for a dog.  When we went to see him first, he did not show any interest towards us at all and the lady volunteer who was looking after Skooby told us that he may not be a good fit and we should look for some more.  As we came out of the room and went to another rook to look at some other dogs, we realized that our daughter ( eleven at that time) was not with us. We went back to the other room and saw that she was sitting on the ground in front of Skooby’s crate and cuddling his feet and snout that he had out through the bars of the crate door.  Well, as people say, the rest is history and our bundle of joy is still with us all these years.  As the kids grew up and moved out to college, he is our happy companion keeping us away from empty nester syndrome.

Author: pranabaxom

Poetry is my passion. I am not a methodical writer. I have no set topics to write about. What I feel, perceive, think about, I will like to share in this blog. I open my mind to the world. Like the weather, sometimes my poems are cloudy, sometimes stormy. I always like to see sunshine streaming through the leaves of trees, so I hope I can share some of those sunshine with my readers.

8 thoughts on “Skooby’s Call : RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge # 204 Home & Free”

  1. Congrats on making a good pick, PB! We have two pound pups at our house. The first, Tailor (now 8), practically bounded into our arms. The second was timid and shy, but warmed up to Tailor the same way Skooby warmed up to your daughter. Both dogs are awesome, we’ve nicknamed them “Tailor-ific” and “Callie-tastic.” 🙂

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    1. Thanks Joan. This just dropped in place with Ronovan’s prompt and added disclaimer😊. Skooby used to go hiking a lot but I think he is getting old. During one my recent short hike, he was extremely tired and did not seem to enjoy the heat ( not that I blame him, it was 90F plus with no shade).

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