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post #1 of 12 Old 10-07-2009, 07:22 AM Thread Starter
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Dont' Cry for the Horses (poem)

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Don't cry for the horses that life has set free.
A million white horses forever to be.
Don't cry for the horses now in God's hands.
As they prance and they dance in a heavenly band.

They were ours as a gift, but never to keep.
As they close their eyes forever to sleep.
Their spirits unbound. On silver wings they fly.
A million white horses against the blue sky.

Look up into heaven, you'll see them above.
The horses we lost, the horses we loved.
Manes and tails flowing they gallop through time.
They were never yours, they were never mine.

Don't cry for the horses. They'll be back someday.
When our time is gone, they will show us the way.
Do you hear that soft nicker? Close to your ear?
Don't cry for the horses, love the ones that are here.
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post #2 of 12 Old 10-07-2009, 11:20 AM
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That is a great poem and it made me cry. Makes me think of all the good horses I've had who are now gone.

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post #3 of 12 Old 10-07-2009, 03:52 PM
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thank you for this poem...it is beautiful and made me cry...did you write this or know who did? I lost my baby girl yesterday and I would like to put this on her marker...
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post #4 of 12 Old 10-08-2009, 05:41 AM Thread Starter
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I am so sorry for your loss. We put our beautiful white stallion down on Monday. He was only 4.

I wish I could say it will get better, and maybe it will, but it hasn't yet for me.

I will pray for you.. HUGS

PS I did not write it, I found it many moons ago, it's pretty isn't it.?
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post #5 of 12 Old 10-25-2009, 08:29 AM
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Absolutely beautiful....it is true that they are never ours, everything belongs to God.

Thanks for posting it. I am going to save it. = )

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post #6 of 12 Old 11-02-2009, 07:51 AM
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that's beautiful, and it made me cry. It is so true

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post #7 of 12 Old 11-08-2009, 09:19 PM
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I received a card that said that after my filly died... I posted it somewhere else. It's so beautiful, makes me cry everytime. =(


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post #8 of 12 Old 11-15-2009, 03:02 AM
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I've heard that poem before and yet it still makes me feel sad.
It's a beautiful poem, with a great meaning to it...

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post #9 of 12 Old 02-06-2010, 11:27 PM
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its posted on SSFER website

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post #10 of 12 Old 02-13-2010, 08:57 AM
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Beatiful!

I lost my beautiful bay filly on the 20th of November 2009 :(

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