I couldn't meet you

nor could I hold you

in my arms...

Soft and fluffy,

delicate yet strong,

you with your 

playful frolicking

was so dear to us...

Though miles apart

you were mine too.

The moments that 

I could share with you

though virtually

gave me so much happiness

moments that are still fresh 

in my mind...

The way you cock your ears

the way you play and eat.

The joy and happiness

that you gave  us during

the few days you lived

pacifies me a lot...


You had a good life

loved and cared for

by many...after being rescued...

Thumper, our little bunny

may you be blessed and happy

in your afterlife too...



  • Author: Jay (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: May 2nd, 2022 03:37
  • Comment from author about the poem: Thumper , my son's pet rabbit passed away last night. Writing a poem about Thumper was cathartic for me.
  • Category: Sad
  • Views: 33


  • dusk arising

    Aww porr little thing only lived a few days. Where was Thumper rescued from.
    A nice tribute to a family friend, and an important write helping your son know about and learn about dealing with deaths.

    • Jayasree

      Thumper was left by his owner at a boarding place and my son's friend took him in. He then stayed for a few weeks with my son. He lived happily after being rescued, loved to eat a lot and used to run about and play happily.

    • L. B. Mek

      may that bundle of joy, rest in peace
      I'm sorry for your loss
      often, our pets highlight the beauty
      in our family, life..
      thanks for sharing

      • Jayasree

        Our pets are a part of us. He's laid to rest properly , he had a happy life, he was friends with mother cat Bonnita. Both of them used to snuggle up together. Mother cat Bonnita had lost her kittens so she adopted Thumper.

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