Hunni Boo by Katy Ellen Guthrie / Mummy, Nanny, Uncle, Great Nan

I Haven’t left At All

I saw you gently weeping
as you looked through photographs
You paused for just a moment
at one that made you laugh.
But as you turned more pages
the tears began to flow
You whispered that you missed me
but I want you to know;
I softly licked thise stinging tears
that down your cheecks did fall
I want to help you understand
I haven’t left at all.

On those days that you are overcome
with sorrow, pain and grief
I rest mt head upon your leg
to offer some relief.
When you take our walking path
I’ve seen you turn around
Because I know you surely heard
my paws upon the ground.

At night while you are sleeping
I snuggle at your side
You stroke my fur as you touch
that place where I used to lie.
You said it’s just your heart
playing tricks upon your mind
But rest assured I’m really there,
my spirit’s left behind.

I know your heart is hurting;
it’s like an open sore
You think my life has ended and
you won’t see me anymore.
But for those of us bound tight by love,
death is not the curtain call;
It’s really the eternal beginning
that waits for us all
So, dear master as you live
your life I patiently await
For us to be together
when you pass through Heaven’s gate.

In loving memory
Hunni boo
2006 to 2009


With love and kisses,
Hunni Boo
2, May 2009
Katy Ellen Guthrie