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ode to my hen Chloe who passed away this afternoon

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Help_battery_hens, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. Help_battery_hens

    Help_battery_hens Chirping

    May 24, 2011
    I rescued chloe just over four months ago she was a battery hen. she died this afternoon of peritonitis. i want to post this here because everyone thinks im mad to love a chicken so much and noone understands... but i hope you all do.

    Don’t go or you will forget me, or worse I will forget you.
    When I can’t remember your face and your features blend in with everyone else’s
    I think I will go insane not to see you again and all searching I do will be in vain
    Because no one will be you
    I listened to every word you ever said to me, trying to understand
    I glowed when I saw you happy, oh man
    I am going to miss you, don’t go
    You left me so early on, I could have made you happy
    Don’t forget me, don’t forget your only summer
    Don’t forget the grass on your feet and the tickle of the wind on your skin
    Because I won’t forget your softness against my lips as I kissed you goodbye
    My tears staining you forever into the afterlife, fell heavily on your delicate body
    I don’t want to forget you, or forget how my heart raced when I saw your face
    Or that I never walked alone because you kept pace.
    I promise to you that I will not forget you, and that your dignity in life humbles me
    That on my knees I do swear to help as many like you
    To shelter to love and to protect, because you opened my heart to a new world
    I am a better person. My heart is always beating with love for you, I will see you in every patch of sun. Please don’t forget me. I will never forget you




  2. ILuvMyPetChickens

    ILuvMyPetChickens Songster

    Jan 3, 2011
    Leavittsburg, Ohio
    I'm sorry for your loss [​IMG]
  3. I'm sorry Chloe is gone. She was such a pretty girl. I'm glad that the last days of her life were with someone who loved her so. [​IMG]

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  4. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
    SW Ohio
  5. Miyashi

    Miyashi Songster

    Apr 20, 2011
    Gaylord, MI
    I'm very happy she had that summer.
    I'm positive she is too.
  6. chickens are great 12

    chickens are great 12 Chirping

    Aug 5, 2011
    I'm so sorry about Chloe [​IMG]
  7. Help_battery_hens

    Help_battery_hens Chirping

    May 24, 2011
    Thank you. Dreading tomorrow when she's not here. Is it crazy to love a chicken so much?

  8. thechickenwhisperer24

    thechickenwhisperer24 Chirping

    Sep 3, 2011
    you are absolutely not crazy to love a special chicken in your life. i sometimes cry when i have to leave my chickens for the weekend to go to the Cape. i am so sorry to hear you lost her:hugs:hit im sure she had a great life with you
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    A beautiful tribute to a beautiful hen who taught you a lesson about true beauty.
  10. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Songster

    May 14, 2011
    You were both very lucky to have had the time together.

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