AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Pia Shannon, iNicholas Coe, iRita Hestand, iGloria Gay, iRon Mullinax, iCheryl Wright, iStan Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski), i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Felix LeRoy Perry

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· 1,797 Titles
· 30,643 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Sep, 2004

Felix LeRoy Perry, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Archomai
by T. Cline

Archomai (ar'-khom-ahee) is in a battle for its very existence. The keeper of the Light must face the Lord of the Dark World...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
The Oortian Summer (Paperback)
by Richard Rydon

‘The Oortian Summer’ is a powerful science fiction adventure centering on work colleague relationships in an astronomical observatory as two massive comets approach the E..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  I Wish I Could Tell You...
  2.  Misnomers of Fame
  3.  My Poems
  4.  unraveling
  5.  I Wish I Knew
  6.  Sentimental Pond
  7.  Everything Flutters
  8.  Morning Walk
  9.  Time Started
  10.  I'm Thankful For
  11.  In Loving Memory
  12.  Fading into the unknown
  13.  Lights Go On, Lights Go Out
  14.  You're Not Alone
  15.  So, What?
  16.  Your Essence
  17.  Shadows Of Thought
  18.  The Fate Peddler
  19.  Again I Ask For More...
  20.  Trees Aflame





When Sky Meets Sea
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Felix LeRoy Perry
•  Portrait of a Fool
•  The Manse
•  Wishful
•  Maritime Poet's Song
•  Warmth
           >> View all 1,736

Swissair Flight 111 dissastor Sept 2/98


When Sea Meets Sky


(Swissair Flight 111 Disaster)


 


On the fateful day of September second


In the year nineteen ninety-eight


Swissair Flight one, one, one


Reported she was in running late


 


An SOS went out across the air


A pilot’s frantic last goodbye


He’d jettison fuel over the Atlantic


This was their last goodbye


 


Two hundred and twenty nine souls


Perished on that fateful flight


Leaving loved ones forever saddened


Such tragedy that deadly night


 


As the families prayed and hoped


Searchers raked the cold calm sea


Tears ran like raindrops


From the things they had to see


 


When the search was finally over


No survivors was the cry


Such was the fate of man women and child


When joined to the sea from the sky.


 


 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by John Perry (Reader) 3/1/2006
Hi bro,

Hadn't you once wrote a poem about the oil rig that had gone down off Newfoundland or was that a song.

Love ya,

John
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/25/2006
Thank you for sharing this tribute of remembrance, Felix. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 2/24/2006
Gutting... thank you for reminding us of such tragedy that needs not to be forgotten. But just the picture freezes the blood in my veins, Pops. Reckon I'd become a ghost myself in Newfoundland... Such a great pity that this fitting tribute could be applied in various instances of desperate loss down through the decades. I am sure it is a write that would be treasured by every one of the unsung mourners. Bless you and thank you... your heart is priceless. LOL Kate xx
Reviewed by Kathy Kubik 2/24/2006
This is a beautiful tribute. When sky meets sea...very thought provoking - this poem stays with you.

Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 2/23/2006
So very sad. A very moving write.
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/23/2006
This is so sad...thanks for sharing Felix!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/23/2006
A terrible tradgedy. You've honored those lost beautifully.
Reviewed by George Carroll 2/23/2006
Tragedy strikes when least expected leaving loved ones to grieve for their friends and family. Lest we forget it affects all mankind.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 2/22/2006
Such a sad accounting of a horrible tragedy. Wonderful tribute, Felix.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 2/22/2006
Wow, quite an image.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/22/2006
Felix,

A write that chills; heartbreaking tribute to those who perished aboard SwissAir #111. Well done...and that pic only enhances the sadness.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.