Under the Lilac bush

This piece is dedicated to my hedgehog Prickle, who was the best little hog I could have ever had the pleasure of caring for. 

Under the lilac bush,

You sleep, curled up in a ball,

Nestled in the earth like your kin,

I wish I could scoop you in my arms once more,

Hear you huff and let you fall asleep on me,

You’ve returned to nature now, I know,

Roaming in the wind, wild and free,

As you search for the adventure,

That we did not get to share together.

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