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Remembered
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Saturday, February 05, 2005
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Remembered


 


I look at the wrinkled pictures


That tells the story of my past


I see my fatherís dashing figure


In his shadow I was cast


In uniform and helmet


With rifle by his side


He fought the war for Britain


I never seen him if he cried


 


Thereís a picture of my mother


Nine kids she raised on love


The tears fell like raindrops


When God called her up above


She insured we were not hungry


Went without to see us warm and dry


She grew too old before her time


None of us had to wonder why


 


Now I look back at my record


What will my kid say of me?


I hope she knows I tried my best


Even if it didnít seem to be


I hope they say he loved us


He held us close to his heart


I hope they say he was a good man


From his love we did not want to part.


 


 


 

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Reviewed by Mary Quire 2/7/2005
Very thoughtful, Felix. It's amazing all of the memories a photograph can hold.

M.Rose
Reviewed by karen beecher (Reader) 2/6/2005
This brought back a lot of memories of how I felt about my Dad. I never heard him complain for all the hard hours he put in to support his family. The good times and memories he gave us will never be forgotten. I hope that my children will feel as proud of me as I did my Dad. I think that your children and grandchildren are already saying what a great dad you are and when the grandchildren can talk they will say the same. After this poem, they will tell you and you won't have to hear it from the great beyond. Karen
Reviewed by D May (Reader) 2/6/2005
The fact they you ARE a good man shines through in all that write. Be rest assured my friend, you are wonderful.
Reviewed by jude forese 2/6/2005
as long as we give our children love, they will remember us fondly as long as we nuture their spirit they will continue our legacy ...

Reviewed by Kate Burnside 2/6/2005
Oh, they will, Felix, they will... and so much more besides. I have only known you through these pages a few weeks and even I can see this about you... so to be your child must be a joy and a complete privilege. And I speak as someone who has never known a father, or the circle of such loving parental arms... KNOW you are loved in this way and NEVER doubt it. Reminds me to tell my Mum those very same words... thank you for this. Bless you, Kate xx
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 2/5/2005
Beautiful write Felix...as for how our children will see us is much on how we see ourselves...for sometimes we are our own worst critics...and years down the road, children now grown will see the truth in a different way...well done

Allen
Reviewed by Cynthia Borris 2/5/2005
Felix,

Extremely insightful. I say why wait? Ask them now, enjoy the hugs and bask in the knowledge of a job well done.

Cynthia
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/5/2005
I am quite sure they will. I remember my father this way.
Reviewed by Dave Harm 2/5/2005
Very nice. I think all men worry what their kids will think. I do believe, they all know a Dad did his best, while learning on the job...



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