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Henry's Adventure
01/10/2005



Henry's Adventure

Originally printed in the Gordon Setter Association's Newsletter in 2005, it is a true story and the author has kindly allowed it be included here!



On a fine September morning, when everything was quiet


A dog I know called Henry, decided he would riot


A Trial would take place later, but he wanted to explore


So he galloped off to look around: which way? He wasn't sure


For Norfolk is expansive for a dog away from home


With fields so big, he didn't know which way he ought to roam


So he took a bus to Fakenham that happened to pass by


The folks onboard were friendly and Henry wasn't shy


He settled in, admired the view and through the window scented


A covey of nice partridges, whilst his owners were demented


Henry had no money and couldn't pay the fare


So they left him there at Fakenham, where he said a little prayer


It dawned on him: he had done wrong and the driver of the bus


Said," Henry don't you worry, or even make a fuss


I'll drive back very slowly and see who we can find"


When he spotted Michael Daly, who really had been kind


He was standing by the roadside with a Gordon on a lead


The bus pulled in, they had a chat and both of them agreed


Post haste a car was soon arranged, the dog was overjoyed,


Back safe and sound with no harm done, you couldn't be annoyed



This is a little story of a Setter out to play, who had a great adventure in Fakenham that day.


Author & Copyright:- Julia Organ

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