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400th Anniversary Poem
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Monday, March 13, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Just realized today that this is my 400th poem posted to the den, so this is my celebration of the occasion.


400th Anniversary


 


When they lay the ashes of what’s left of me


In a sealed crypt for all time


My words will live in someone’s heart


Perhaps with age they’ll season fine


 


A legacy of what was in my heart


Limited images of all I did and saw


Touched by the ones who knew me


Who even knew my sin and flaw


 


As a piper plays amazing grace


Loved ones wipe your tears away


I lived life well and lived life free


Said often in words what I had to say


 


Four hundred poems I count them all


As lessons shared to those who’ve read


My work like art images my soul


My children’s children hear what I have said.


 


 

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Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 12/21/2010
Your encouragement is worn in newest luster though it be seasoned of old, looking forward to perusing your poetic progeny... an aphorism of alliterative alchemy contrived to convey my appreciation... simply said, I'm awed and a little daunted at the volume of your verse. Well, there is little left to do but wade in and hope it gets deep.
Reviewed by Michael Guy 9/7/2007
Holy Mackerals! You have 9 pages of poems! First time I've been to your page, so overwhelmed don't know where to begin. Looking for poems about the sea and your region (which I hear is beautiful and full of old ships and fisherman) 400 poem memorial says it all. You must be a master!
Reviewed by Jennave Coz 8/11/2007
Gosh I hope so.Jen
Reviewed by Lydia Shutter (Reader) 7/26/2007
Oh, yes, we all hope our words will walk the earth long after we are not able to. Felix, there is no doubt your words will live on. Splendid poetry. Lydi**
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 2/19/2007
Congratulations, Fee!

I know I'm rather late, so by now, you must have twice as many of these beauties! What a great feat - and a treasure for your grands!
I heartily agree with that legacy!

God bless you with thousands more!
Rhonda

Reviewed by Jill Carpenter 12/31/2006
What a lovely accomplishment it is! A body of work to be proud of. I hear so many people say they wish they could write (or paint, draw, play music, dance, etc.) yet so many never even try. So, at 11:45pm, my time, on New Years Eve, I raise my glass to you, and to all of those who have the courage to follow their dreams and share their creative talents with the world. Cheers to you, Felix, now you have to write 400 more! And to everyone on AD, May 2007 be a wonderful year for all!
Reviewed by J M 12/14/2006
Bravo and this was a wonderful piece too.
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 7/21/2006
Absolute perfection!!! Never a finer piece has been written to say what one feels they will leave behind. Bravo!
Reviewed by Amy Avatar 4/18/2006
Wise, fragrant blossoms, all 400 of em...
blooming sweetly alongside the
Road to Immortality...
Congrats and may you create many more
of these gems.
Amy Ramdass
Reviewed by L. Figgins 3/15/2006
Beautiful! And a fine legacy it is, Felix. Isn't this why we write- not only to connect where we are but to hopefully live on in our words? A grand milestone, happy anniversary!

Lin
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/15/2006
congrats, felix; what an accomplishement! may you write 4oo more--and beyond! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by karen beecher (Reader) 3/14/2006
Congratulations!!!!! Quite a milestone. Keep it up and look forward to your next ones. Karen
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 3/14/2006
Congratulations!!! This is really great, but, you will have to keep on writing,
Love Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/14/2006
Congratz on 400 Felix...well done!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 3/13/2006
Happy Anniversary! That's quite a feat...
Reviewed by dusty petal (Reader) 3/13/2006
Happy Aniversary!!!!!!! Congrats on a great body of work,looking forward to lots more.And best of luck on works in progress.xxx Dusty
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/13/2006
Felix,

Happy Anniversary! Congratulations on your 400th...can't wait for the next 400! Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 3/13/2006
Way to go, Felix!!!!

Susan
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 3/13/2006
Wow Felix...You don't look a day over immortal. That's what all your poetry has accomplished...all your words are immortal now...that's a good thing.
Your great grand kids and their children can say "That's my gramp's poem". Doesn't that make you feel proud? It should.
BTW...you look fine, amused and confident. Good signs for a writer...poet!
You have my vote.
Susan
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/13/2006
Congratulations Felix and a fine 400th poem indeed.



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