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Obit for a Lion

A great man is dead How do you measure that? How do you say That certain of bread Condoned not that he ate and just walked away? When a man assumes Certain responsibility, how do make his task Unique? What fine brooms Do you use to tell if his face is but a mask? A great one his dead Honor him, honor him well. O but too late If you honor the dead. Did his work merit the passion of the state? Then our one tribute Is to make a man's work eternal; all his dreams Give means to salute The people passing in their mourning streams.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 9/9/2009 7:53:00 PM
well done! L'nass!
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Date: 8/28/2009 9:10:00 AM
Was watching a bit of the somber crowds passing by with respect on CNN last night....so hard to realize that he is has gone to join his brothers, the last of Camelot... a fine tribute, L'nass....
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Date: 8/28/2009 6:29:00 AM
Great honor to the lion...may his heart grow in some of these cowards who are parading around Washington on good people's blood.
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Date: 8/28/2009 5:41:00 AM
Welcome back, L'Nass. I am away now, but saw you had returned and I had to read this poem as I, too, mourn the passing Ted Kennedy. He fought hard on the domestic issues that mean so much to our nation's poor. This is a great tribute to "The Lion" of the Senate. He will be missed; this is a tremendous loss. Love, Carolyn
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