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Portrait of a Sad Man (for Georg Mateos)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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... who has experienced the words that he writes ...

Portrait Of A Sad Man

Who has had more pain in
his life than should be allowed;
who has experienced the words that
he writes; who has laughed; loved; lived
and lost; who served our Nation that forgets
the meaning of the words honor and sacrifice ---
don't cry, sad man.  Thought I knew heartache until
yours arrived in today's mail:  you let me walk a mile in
your shoes.  A long, hard journey:  but worth the tears you
scribed on my heart.  Proud to call you Poet.  Friend.  Brother ...

thank you.

(c) 2008, Karla Dorman (6/18)

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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 6/22/2008
I alawys thought this too Karla, but never thought to write it!
YOu did splendid with Georg's picture and sad feelings within!
To love Georg is to explore his words!
His wisdom fills my heart and mind all the time!
Lovely said in this wonderful sad tribute!
Write On1
Warmest Blessings and Inner PEace, Warrior Purple Passion Sweet Shexooo

STay Positive!
P.s. My prayers go out to Georg and YOU!
Reviewed by Charlie 6/19/2008
If ever there were a poetic soul... a very inspiring writer. --and you, Karla...always the first to pick-up and cheer on. Love to the both of you, --Charlie
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/19/2008
Beautiful tribute Karla as we are all so proud to have him as part of family. Thank you for speaking for so many of us. We love you Georg and are proud to call you our friend.

Newfie hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/19/2008
Well said for all of us here at the den...a great writer and good friend.
Reviewed by Mary Grace Patterson 6/19/2008
A wonderful tribute to George!......M
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/19/2008
Such a beautiful tribute.
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 6/18/2008

Karla this is so lovely about dear Georg.

Blessings to you both,

Reviewed by Cryssa C 6/18/2008
Georg is a wise man who shares his experiences so that we might learn from them as well...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/18/2008
Beautiful tribute Karla! Georg is a man of wisdom,
and an extraordinary writer! We are fortunate to have him here!

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/18/2008
A wonderful man who has certainly experienced his share of pain, yet remains the gentle giant of humanity....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 6/18/2008
This is a wonderful tibute, thank you for sharing
God Bless
Reviewed by D Johnson 6/18/2008
Excellent tribute to a damn good poet.

Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/18/2008
BEAUTIFUL, I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/18/2008
George should get out of the doldrums with this write. It shows stepping stones going down and up, either way you view it. I really think you put lots of effort in this write for Georg. I do like the style to this one, going in steps, at the end and just letting the words flow about him. Georg make Karla very proud of you and come back to us as your cheerful self. Life is what you make of it, and you know that to be true.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 6/18/2008
I don't know why he's said, but I know you've written a lovely tribute to him. Nicely done.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/18/2008
This touched me, Karla, and I know Georg will appreciate it too! A wonderful tribute to a special man I am proud to call friend! I love you, (((Sweet Georg))); God bless you! And God bless YOU, Karla! Very well penned; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/18/2008
Well done Karla.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 6/18/2008
Wonderful tribute! George is in my prayers! We all love you, George!!!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/18/2008
You honor my Ancient Edvard Brother Extremely Well, Karla. And I recently ordered his latest book, too. I look forward to it in my mailbox shortly.
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 6/18/2008
What a perfect tribute to one so grand!
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