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The Loss of Friendship on Snowy Night
A poem about the importance of friendship...
From the sensually romantic to humor to social commentary, Jaffe impacts audiences with a rich emotional range, masterfully crafted. His poetry appears in numerous anthologies, magazines, and on the internet where he has pioneered web sites that feature poetry of others as well as his own. His recent books include Unprotected Poetry, Hate’s Not Natural, Winter Rose, and Jewish Soul Food. At the Moondog Cafe in Hollywood, Larry hosts PoeticLicense, rated one of the hottest, high-energy venues in Southern Cal. He strives to provide a safe haven for poets to bring their works alive. He has been featured throughout the country in various poetry venues and has been a featured poet at numerous festivals and forums. Poetry critic Mike Cluff recently stated - “The best feature I have heard this year anywhere took place at Mc Clain’s on the 27th of July. Larry Jaffe, gave a wonderful that was wow-inspiring. His presentation was a lively, intense, well-modulated, emotional read - precise and never over-the-top, forced or phony.” www.lgjaffe.com
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The Loss of Friendship on Snowy Night
On snowy nights
Mind fogged by cold
Combined with fireplace heat
As reflection turns
To friends lost
Carried down time streams
Shadows of remorse
Not liking this losing people
Creating fanatical turns of fate
To keep track of folks
Wrapped into this obsession
Of holding onto what has yet to be gone
Of contact and touch
Individuals far and wide
Not lost in translucent fog
And smile magically appears
But there is sadness for those
No longer found
Some passed on
In wars of life
A neighbor dying of drugs
He himself overdosed
A relative that assumed
The age of mortality
And went on to
Next lifetime without
Benefit of proper goodbyes or hugs
This grief bears down malignancy
Like stories told of those
Who lost a limb
An arm or a leg
And can still feel it itch
So it is with de facto friend loss
With such clear thoughts
Of this passed on friend
So with poise and comfort
Moved to talk with them
But they are no longer there
Except in mind or heart
What to think at these moments
Like old folks clipping obituaries like coupons
Just to see whom they have
Beaten to the punch
The task remains
How to keep
Computer address books
Printed out into stacks for
Fear of computer crashing
And losing everyone
© 1999 lgjaffe
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"This poem was very touching. It made me think about all my friendships that I have now and the importance of them. Also, to try to hold on to them forever. " -- mandy soske, normal, il.
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