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Carl We Hardly Knew Ye
by Duke LaRance

Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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So long, old buddy, so long....

Carl we hardly knew ye


Tho’ we knew ye very well


You had such varied interests


Of which you always loved to tell


You loved your jazz musicians


And you loved your western art


Your thought process was beyond us


But you never played that part


You were a man well reasoned


Of great generousity


A man of great compassion


And of great integrity


Held on tight to your religion


But never were judgmental


A man of grace and logic


And yet so sentimental


Oh, Carl we hardly knew ye


I will miss you to my end


A man of wit and wisdom


A man I call my friend


 


(c)2004/duke larance


dba raoul abrasive litanies


 

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Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 11/18/2004
I would label this one some of the best 'cowboy' type
poetry I have read. I am a fan of such, and this is a
fine tribute to "Carl."
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 11/18/2004
A wonderful tribute to a wonderful friend.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/18/2004
Beautiful tribute Duke!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Dave Harm 11/17/2004
Words flow freely for a friend. Sorry for your lose
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/17/2004
Wonderful heart touching tribute. Sorry for your loss.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/17/2004
Duke, an excellent tribute to your friend, beautifully written!



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