Sorrow and Joy Blog Archive on August 2, 2009, 8:00

by Violet Inkpen, age 13

The sorrow I find knowing your past
Is hard to overcome when you have fear
I see in your eyes the abuse and know
That to escape the whip you had to be fast.

The snarls and screams echoed in your ear
As you galloped away
You came to me and gave me your love
A debt to you I can never repay.

I see joy in your eyes and love in your heart
Despite your hard life you are very smart
Despite their cruel ways and their curses on you
My friend, my horse, you always pull through.

I feel sad at your