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Ice Queen Princess
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Just seen this picture and was captured by it's beauty...

Ice Queen Princess

By: Fee


I have walked below the Northern pine

As snow blindness stole my very sight

I have slept beneath the tall Spruce

And prayed for sun to stop the night


I have shivered in the Arctic cold

The treeless land of the midnight sun

Sailed the frozen Northwest Passage

In a Coast Guard vessel on the run


I built a duck blind on an icy shore

Beneath a stand of ancient mossy oak

My blue lips trembled in the hoar frost

As I painfully breathed the devil’s smoke


I fell into the cold Atlantic waters

God and Neptune almost took me home

But some dry clothes and a tot of rum

And I was good once more free to roam


So you see I’m no stranger to the cold

In my blood runs veins of salt and brine

But I never met the Ice Queen Princess

Until she froze my heart and soul in time…





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Reviewed by Anna M 5/15/2008
This is a beautiful poem, full of depth and rich in imagery...
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/15/2008
Fee, you haven't got the picture when she is waving with both arms? no? what a shame! This poem should melt her...
Please don't fall into the ice waters, everything shrinks there.

Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 5/15/2008
Beautiful & Lovely Write
Your Heart Is To Warm To Be Froze :)
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/15/2008
Fee, I love this line in the first stanza..."And prayed for sun to stop the night." Beautiful writing.

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/14/2008
i enjoyed this
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 5/14/2008
Wow, Yes you have met her....A while ago...she stands looking out to sea, remember~ She's a monument..She's in need of thawing too.
Well done Fee, as expressed before, that last stanza really cuts ICCCE :)
Popcicle Hugs Cherrypie
Reviewed by ** ** 5/14/2008
Wow! If it wasn't for this beautiful tropical weather I'm having ;) I'd be shivering to the bone! Sending you some warm sunshine and island rum ... hugs
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 5/14/2008
Very nice writing! Love the autobiographical component - I can visualize everything.
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 5/14/2008
Oh, Felix, this is exceptional. You should be very, very proud of this poem!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 5/14/2008
This turns me blue just to read it, Felix! I love the rugged experience and reality of your lines, coupled with the fantastic twist in the final stanza which makes me realise just what happens in the mind when the body is that frozen! : A wonderful mix of the actual and the surreal. xx
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 5/14/2008

The embracing of all that is one(self) is quite inspirational within itself. A remarkable sharing I certainly enjoyed the entirity of this presentation and the gathering of words.

Continued enlightenments in all you do,

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/14/2008
I think I've met her a time or two myself, and I like your poem!
Reviewed by RaeLynn Teller 5/13/2008
Wow--Four o'clock must be a very inspirational time for you.
This is beautiful. I have disliked the cold ever since falling through the ice as a teen. Yet there is an alluring beauty in your lines.
At least while I am sitting here warm in my fluffs.
But seriously, this is going in my favorites file.
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 5/13/2008
This image rich poem reminds me of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Snow Queen". I was raised in Upper Michigan in my preteens, and it got so cold there, that we thought we were in the arctic. Thank you for sharing Felix. I felt the cold, and slept beneath the tall spruce, I saw the duck blind, and I saw the devil's smoke, when you exhaled. I saw you shiver from the icy cold waters of the North Atlantic ocean. I saw you on the Coast Guard vessel being given dry clothes and sip of rum. This is one that should be published in every magazine you can think of, it is that good.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/13/2008
Sincerity and mysticism fills the imagination in this beautiful, wondrous piece and photograph....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/13/2008

Can,t say that I blame you. That picture is surely captivating. Peace, Love and God's Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Morning Star 5/13/2008
Awesome poem I love the last four stanza
absolutely breaking lines
excellent visuals and brilliant write!!
Peace Love and Hugessss...Morning star
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/13/2008
Oh my,Breath Taking sweet the picture..oh myyyyy..have a wonderful evening..Hugssssss
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 5/13/2008
Such an epic poem. Captured your heart? Frozen in time. What a romantic you are. Excellent. Liz
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 5/13/2008
wow,, your poem is amazing,, love the line "Prayed for the sun to stop the night" ,, really a masterpiece Fee,, and the photo as well is stunning.....
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/13/2008
Absolutel beautiful Cuz, I love the picture and see where your words came from as I gaze at it. Thank you for sharing.

Love ya face Cuz XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/13/2008
Glad I never had to experience the cold that you must have faced. Winter in Germany was no cake walk but it pales in comparison.
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 5/13/2008
You have painted wonderful, beautiful, and sad artwork with your words, Fee! The images are so strong with each stanza, building to the final that is...outstanding!! I'm in awe of this poem you've written so....damn good!
Blessings and Love ~~ Micke
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 5/13/2008
Beautiful and lovely images you've sown in my mind with this piece...and that last line is a breath of fresh air, I see it both ways romantic and sad, very fresh new lines, love it!

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/13/2008
Beautifully imaged, Fee, BRRRRRRR! Well done, glad you survived the Arctic.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 5/13/2008
A fascinating tale of your frigid adventures, and what an indictment against the unidentified Ice Queen Princess. She certainly needs thawing out! Very well done, Fe!

Reviewed by stan nassano 5/13/2008
great lines....good to read now that's it's a tad warmer,

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