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A Passionate Ache
by Felix LeRoy Perry
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
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Just feeling an old ache revisited...

A Passionate Ache

By: Felix L. Perry

Just an ache that…


Starts as insecurity


Spreads from heart


To a lump in throat


Moves on to eyes


Clouds the brain

Dead stop

Paralysis of thought




Alone, empty, adrift

Sadness, hurt, fear

Anger, confusion…ache



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Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 5/14/2009
very potent work. you have described ache so well.

Reviewed by Mary Coe 5/10/2009
Powerful and strong. A very good write that we can all relate to.
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 5/9/2009
Beautiful sadness, only made beautiful by your words
Reviewed by Jon Willey 5/9/2009
Felix, your verbalization poetically captures that "ache" that we have all experienced at one time or another -- peace and love -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 5/9/2009
Remarkable word choices make us feel these raw emotions. Well done, Fee. Cheer up:)
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 5/8/2009
All seems to culminate and settle in the crevasses of the aching soul. Makes me feel sad. Hugs x 20, J'nia
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 5/8/2009
You would hope a good massage would heal such an ache...but there are no quick cures for such pain....great write Fee.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/8/2009
And those old aches often seem to hurt us the most.
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 5/7/2009
Hi Fee:

I hope you will feel better soon. Sometimes, having a good cry might help to ease the pain of loss and emptiness as well.

Take care.


Sandie Angel :(
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/7/2009
Wowwwwwwwwww..this is wonderful sweet Fee..I hope your heart shines today sweet man...keep smiling always OK...stay safe and well...Hugss
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/7/2009
Felix this one hurts as I feel what you feel. I can't wait to move there where I am closer to you Cuz.

Love ya face Cuz XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/7/2009
Those old aches are usually the worst. Hope much better feelings are on the horizon.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/7/2009
Probably one of your best collection of thoughts, feelings and inspiration put together.
Excellent poem!!!


Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/6/2009
And to you, a long didtance hug--sounds like you could use one
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/6/2009
Feelings we have all experienced at one time or another, all the more reason to focus on all the good you are surrounded with and count each blessing over and over again....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/6/2009
Great write, Fee; well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 5/6/2009
A different style of expression here Fee, I like it!!
As for the Ache, yeah...I know the one, it sucks :)
Hugzz Cherrypie
Reviewed by Linda Zebsokey 5/6/2009
To experience the ache of painful emotions is as common to the human experience as breathing. To express such experiences is the vocation of the poet. Good job, Fee.
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 5/6/2009
Very well description of anguish, Fee. I just hope this is your muse, and not personal dear friend
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 5/6/2009
Hi Fee, an old ache revisited, indeed, for many as we read this... some of us still adrift... you always write with such clarity, even amidst the ache... they say, "this too shall pass" but they never said it would come back... who are they, anyways?

In Spirit,
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 5/6/2009 express this emotion well in this piece...

Reviewed by Michelle Mead 5/6/2009
Hmmmm, it is funny how we perceive things sometimes, isn't it? Thanks for showing us this vulnerable side of yourself. It takes a strong man to do that, for sure.
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 5/6/2009
Ouch. I know this ache.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/6/2009
Hope even with all that, its a good ache...e
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