So missing the wisdom, heart and genius of Carol Brett today…
“We put bits in the horse’s mouths that they may obey us
And we turn about their whole bodies
So is the tongue a little member and boasteth great things”
From the Fulmer bit in Splendid High’s mouth
To the Zenith on his back
And the cavesson for lungeing him
Carol Brett in inextricably bound in
With my life with my Splendid High partner, known as Mel
She dubbed him “Mellifluous” because his gaits flow as smoothly as honey
He is Doctor Mellifluous to me, as a Saint Bernard rescue dog it to a stranded traveler
And I would never have met him if it weren’t for Carol Brett.
She taught at a clinic and advocated for my being able to attend
And stood up for me when all the town believed the calumny.
Carol Brett is my heroine and will always be so.
Because of what she taught me…
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