Rocky went for a walk one day.
A perfect time to run and play.
He went out for adventure all alone.
He decided to run away from home.
Rocky had never run so far.
He never looked up to see the car.
He lay in the road a broken pet.
A stranger took him to the vet.
The doctor said, “He’s really ill.”
Crazy Dog Lady said, “Send us the bill!”
A doctor helped him through the pain.
The doctor said, “He’ll never run again.”
He recovered with a new Mom and Dad.
He thought his new life wasn’t bad.
Nothing in his new world was the same.
He even found he had a different name.
Rocky found that running really wasn’t hard,
If there are squirrels to chase across the yard.
Rocky’s been at home for ten years now.
He’s spoiled as much as Dad will allow.
His painful crash had a happy end.
Broken bones will sometimes mend.
All brave adventurers will roam.
Sometimes they find their perfect home.
You never know whom you will meet.
But look both ways when you cross the street.