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night shifts
by Felix LeRoy Perry
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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night shifts

 

the song of love’s lost mistress is sorrow

just a longing of what should have been

the mists swirl ‘round eternal yearning

desire’s longing still glows from within

 

the wee firefly’s light is always the strongest

in shadows where memories are kept

his voice in the whippoorwill entices

where lantern flickering silhouettes have wept

 

her teardrops blend with the muddy river

those teardrops that just can’t find a cure

she misses the arms of his offered daydream

since he died on that far away shore

 

 

 

 

 



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Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE
a hauntingly serene and disarmingly moody melodrama
Reviewed by Sheila Roy
An enchanting poem, Fee. I love the line about the lanterns. Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
this is beautiful Fee
lovely & embracing deep emotions

Haunting Woodlands
Vickie
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
the wee firefly’s light is always the strongest
in shadows where memories are kept
his voice in the whippoorwill entices
where lantern flickering silhouettes have wept

AWESOME!!! condensed, strong images combined with intense emotions make this stanza knockout, Felix! Love the theme. xx

Reviewed by Richard King
Very nice, Fee... Dick
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald
A very sad and moving write Fee.

hug
kathy
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
Fee,

What a touching and beautiful poem with great metaphors.

Mary
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
What an incredibly beautiful write, Fee! You are so very gifted my friend! Wow!

Hugs,
Anna
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Very touching; very sad.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
Oh Felix so touching, it breaks my heart. Your words always touch us with a smile, tears or leaving us in Ahh. Greta as usual Cuz.

Love ya face Cuz XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
So spellbinding and intriguing. I feel that you could turn this into a novel...
Lovely work, Fee.

Peace, love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten
...some can mourn forever, caught up in love's memories...but who here alive can measure its depths beyond the physical? Love has no boundaries, where tears might seem smudged with mud, they might actually be smearing all borderlines for Love's ultimate release. . . where nothing can stand in its way any longer. . .

Inspiring work, Fee~
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Novel love of a book you never want to end, beautiful Fee~
Hugs,
Chrissie
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
A tragedy of the greatest agony of love...an intoxicating poem!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater
It reads like a dirge, Felix and the last stanza I think could very well paraphrase as a metaphorical "death"...not a tagged-on-the-toe morgue expiration...perhaps references to a rendezvous on the night shift on the docks...good time for Otis Redding...Be well.

Love,
Sage

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