Prayer For Little Paws

This is a prayer for little paws,

all up and down the land.

Diven away, no friendly voice

and never an outstretched hand.


For little weary paws of beasts

torn and stained with red.

And never a home, and never a rest

and never a snug warm bed.


O God of homeless things, look down,

and try to ease the way,

of all the weary little paws

that walk the world today.