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Life Reminders
by Felix LeRoy Perry
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
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Just rambling thoughts...


Life Reminders


By Felix L. Perry

 

Formal words on scraps of paper

Framed and polished on the wall

Collector’s books in my bookcase

I’ve read them one and all

Little things…just life reminders

From the time...we start to crawl

 

Pictures in worn family albums


Ornaments and dusty souvenirs

Love letters hidden in a dusty closet

Some are stained with falling tears

Little things…just life reminders

Make us believe...that someone cares

 

Brush my teeth look in the mirror

A stranger looks back in my place

Lines and wrinkles my hair’s graying

Looks like my mind didn’t keep pace

Little things…just life reminders

Of how we ran...in life’s great race

 

 

 

 

 
 

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Reviewed by Selena Dobbin-Gillis 9/23/2007
Wonderful write for just rambling thoughts dear cuz.

Love you
Selena
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 9/21/2007
so cool and so true. I know the stranger well, good thing she doesn't show up every day, it would be depressing....lol...Lady J do know what you mean
Reviewed by Debra Baker 9/20/2007
Experience be the salt of age and life. Fee, are we not better with age.Maybe not the old bones...however, the knowledge a blessing.
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 9/19/2007
Those are all good things to remember Fee. And, better to look back on life fondly, then be crippled with regret. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 9/19/2007
So beautiful to ponder all these Muses while looking in the mirror. Your mirror, Fee, is magic.
Love,
Susan
Reviewed by D Johnson 9/19/2007
Great reminders,

Thanks,
Dan
Reviewed by Missy Cross 9/19/2007
Your poignant perspective here is an elusive muse that teases all of us but you somehow know how to capture her perfectly. Beautiful.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 9/19/2007
Fee this is so nostalgic and beautifully done, enjoyed.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/19/2007
A beautiful oggering Fee...one that touches the heart!!

Hey don't you chicken out on that bathroom thingy....geeee..girls have mercy on the man...lol!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Miss Pandora 9/19/2007
Love how you framed the theme of this work Fee, it is really a tender piece,...a gentle reminder of how time moves and perhaps slowly steals,.... but come on now my friend, remember, you are as young as you feel and still have many great things to explore...a soft reminder to you that your perspective is always rewarding and as a reader I gain rich rewards from the writing and experiences you share here. Hugs, Panda ;)
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 9/19/2007
Fee,
This is so heartfelt, I adore reminders of my life, but don't dwell too long, for today is just as important!
Enjoy every gray hair, every fine line, we all earned them..
Peace, Love, and Light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/19/2007
I am often surprised at the face that looks back at me in mirror because that's not how I see myself. An engaging piece, Fee. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 9/19/2007
I have, on many occasion, been labeled a nostalgia maniac...being very sentimenal about all my "Life Reminders" and what they remind me of. Each memory is unique in itself...because it's mine!

Our tokens remain untouched...frozen in time, so to speak,...but our mirrors reflect, ever changing affects...

Only through a photograph, can we freeze ourselves, but, those memories that go along with them, as time goes on and we acquire new found wisdoms, actually take on different understandings.
Thought provoking write Fee~ I could ponder on this awhile. . .

Remember~ The more we wear, the less we care. . .for its what reflects from the inside, that creates our appearances of our outside...
Loved it!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 9/19/2007
That guy looking you back in the mirror, is just reminding you that
you have much to look back on,, but the race is far from over!
Enjoyed your write very much,, Christine
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 9/19/2007
touching a road all will,do,have traveled
enjoyed it all take it in
surely today will be in there
:)
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 9/19/2007
Wrinkles and graying hairs, fading memories, trembling hand now and then...life reminding us that time is getting short.
Nice writing Fee.
Georg
Reviewed by RaeLynn Teller 9/19/2007
Oooooh, heartstrings with my morning cup. Lovely offering.
Sweets--RaeLynn
Reviewed by Ann Scarborough 9/19/2007
Wonderful write! Things to remind us. Youngsters don't understand their value. Fee you have done it again.

Wonderful and touching,
Annie
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/19/2007
Beautifully penned, (((Fee))), with dignity and grace. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 9/19/2007
And, from the sound of it - life's reminders - have filled your life with grace and love. You are truly blest.

Love,
Kathy
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 9/19/2007
Oh my,excellent writing sweet man...so touching..stay safe and well...Hugssssssssss
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 9/19/2007
Fee, this truly touches me-
lifes reminders:
Little things…just life reminders
Of how we ran...in life’s great race

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/19/2007
Wonderful write, Fee; well done! BRAVO!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by George Thompson 9/19/2007
The memories are there. This is so succinct about such things.

George
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 9/19/2007
I see you've been peeking in on me too, lol, loved the poem Fee, blessings, Holly
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/19/2007
I like Walt's statemnet, another great write by a great writer. Thanks for sharing.
Love ya Cuz XOXO, Rose
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 9/19/2007
Looks like my mind didn’t keep pace

Mine either Fee....I may not be as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

Walt



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