Gifts of Life

I once heard about a dog near death
his owners granted his last wish
for cheeseburgers

He lay, unmoving on the floor
hadn’t moved for days
they sat around to say
their goodbyes and cry and hug
an to gift him with a feast
a celebration of his life
in the form of cheeseburgers

The dog saw the cheeseburgers,
jumped to his feet,
gulped down the delicious treats
and proceeded to live 2 more years.

So when I look as if I’ve given up
I task you with the very important job
of finding
what exactly cheeseburgers mean to me.

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