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A Slice Of Life
by Felix LeRoy Perry
Saturday, December 30, 2006
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Hi all, as the old year is wrapping up and the new one is about to begin, I sat here this morning contemplating about life. The conclusion I have come to, with all of my 53 years experience on this old earth, is that good or bad, happy or sad, healthy or sick, life is to live. If we are not experiencing all of these things than we are not truly living but existing. Thank you all my friends.

Slice Of Life

 

Take a taste of a new slice of life

Carve it with an aging knife


Taste it all both sweet and sour

Sometimes feel the lack of power

You may need to add some seasoning

Perhaps temper it with reasoning

Share it often with somebody

Wash it down with water muddy

Try not to choke on the bones

Watch out for them evil gnomes

Try not to let it all turn rotten

To become just trash soon forgotten

Not perfect is the changing recipe

So be prepared with sympathy

But more important then all above

Treasure your slice with all your love


 

 

 
 



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Reviewed by CJ Heck 1/4/2007
A moving write, Fee. Excellent thoughts to live by, no matter how large our slice is, it's ours. Again, excellent!
Love,
CJ
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 12/31/2006

"A Slice Of Life"
Satisfying and wise write.
One to savor~wishing for you all you ever wished for.

Thank you for your wonderful and thought provoking writes.
Happy New Year Felix~From the Heart...
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan 12/31/2006
Learned a lot in this past year...some of the bad with the good...I'll still treasure it even if I chalk it up to a learning experience...and welcome the New One with bright eyes and open arms...

Thanks for a wonderful year (almost for me) of poetry!

Happiness in yours!

xo Taylor
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 12/30/2006
My philosophy precisely -- enjoy all of today for it is all we have, but be prepared for more should it be granted. Great write. R
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 12/30/2006
Nice Feelix, you are so right we have to hold on to and enjoy what we have. Thank you, Love your Cuz, Rose XOXO
Reviewed by Morning Star 12/30/2006
I agreed with you 100% we are just existing but remember
Life is what you make it.
And how you choose to live it!!
This poem reminds me of my husband his always saying to us
( Life is To Short to be tired )
It's time to say good-bye to the old
so lets all prayed to Jesus for a prospers new year
Health and spiritual guidance throughout the
New Year!!
Outstanding message within this write Great Imagery
And flow!!
Wishing You Love Peace & Joy..Morning Star
Reviewed by Miss Pandora 12/30/2006
A lovely close to the year Fee - indeed, grab it with both hands and make the best of what you can - live every day as if it were your last ;) lol! Happy new year sweetie. Panda :)x
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 12/30/2006
FEE! You hit the TARGET on that one! BULLSEYE!
We are not living, just existing is how I feel too, with
YOur heartfelt write!
This is a KEEPER! Off to the Sweet FEE VAult it goessss!
Love it Sweetie~!
Your mind works wonders with the wrapping of your words!
WArmest of Blessings of a GRAND New Year to your and yours!
WArm HuGs,Sheeeoxxo
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/30/2006
Fee,

Life is what one makes it. :) Beautiful, inspired, inspiring words to read upon the transition from old year to new. May 2007 be your best year yet!

(((HUGS))), love and Happy New Year, Karla.
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 12/30/2006
cheers to another 50!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/30/2006
Words of wisdom spoken Felix!!

happy New Year Sweet Fee!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 12/30/2006
i like this-a nice write for the new year
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 12/30/2006
I LOVE the reference to evil gnomes! You delight me with this, Felix!

Susan
Reviewed by Sue Hess 12/30/2006
great words and sentiment, we only get one time around that we know about so we need to live it to the fullest..
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 12/30/2006
In weight I would not be able to walk had my heart weighed in with pounds. This is the miracle God gave us to carry the treausres of life's heart....Miracles are always abundant when God gives us power. I especially like this poem Dear Fee.
Love,
Susan
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 12/30/2006
You deliver a wise message, Felix. There is never sweet without a bit of bitter, but life is always a blessing. Happy New Year to you and to your family also.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Myrna Badgerow 12/30/2006
I have a favorite quote that in essence says all things, good and bad, are our lives' gifts.. I like your slice of life..)

Myrna
Reviewed by Michael Mathieu 12/30/2006
How true. Lucky to be alive and to enjoy this
wondrous beauty called earth and all above.
Excellent Fee.
Michael
Reviewed by Karen Cino 12/30/2006
I agree with you. Life is too short not to live it out to its fullest. Excellent imagery painting the perfect picture.
Happy New Year.

Karen
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 12/30/2006
It is our duty to live our life given to us by God. It is important that we live righteously. Great poem, great imagery. Victor
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