9 Years Ago My World Changed

Photo by Taylor Kopel on Unsplash

When I was a kid I had a dog. She was a giant, gentle, german shepherd-labrador mix. She slept next to my bed. She kept a watchful eye on my siblings and me. I have a home video of her running and jumping to see me as my parents brought me home from the hospital. She was my best friend. I loved her dearly.

She died when I was nine. I cried with all the fury that a nine year old boy who doesn’t understand the…

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Matthew Donnellon

Matthew Donnellon

Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.