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The Crash Of 29

The Crash Of 29

In the USA, the number twenty nine, is associated with a hard turn;
For in October, that year and date, the Stock Market crashed and burned!
People had invested everything, they were making money left and right;
But on that day, it fell and died, and they were penniless by that night!

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For me, the number means something else, the months since you’ve been gone;
Exactly twenty nine on this sad day, that you no longer could go on!
Just like The Market, you rose in the morning, but by the evening you had fell;
Just like the people who lost everything, so did I as well!

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I had invested both my heart and soul, for the dividends you would pay;
Your love was worth mega millions, and you “shared” it every day!
But then there came that “Black Tuesday”, I had forever to say goodbye;
Now exactly twenty nine months later, I write these words to you and cry!

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Syd

Such a beautiful & sad poem Larry. Love & respect Syd xxx

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Larry Ran

Dear Syd,

The loss of beauty, always will bring sadness.  Thank you for understanding.

Peace and Love,
Larry xxx

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Cherie Sumner

Awww...What a sad metaphor for the market crash and the 29 months your emotions have crashed over the loss of Nico...I am so sorry you are tortured over his loss....He never really left you and never will...I understand that pain...Love n Hugs, xox cherie 

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Larry Ran

My Dear Cherie,

As I had pure gold with my dear Nico, you had "Imperial" in your Jade.  Whatever metaphors we choose to exemplify that, are the words from our sobbing souls.  Now, we pray that on our judgement day, we will be reunited with our dear soulmates.

Hugs, Peace and Love,
Larry xxx

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Lost

"But the poor Dog, in life the firmest friend,
The first to welcome, foremost to defend,
Whose honest heart is still his Master’s own,
Who labours, fights, lives, breathes for him alone,
Unhonoured falls, unnoticed all his worth,
Denied in heaven the Soul he held on earth –
While man, vain insect! hopes to be forgiven,
And claims himself a sole exclusive heaven."

The above is part of a poem called "Epitah for a Dog." It was an eulogy in honor on Lord Byron's dog Boatswain. He erected a monument for him and the entire poem is inscribed on it. Written in part by Lord Byron and John Hobhouse.
A wonderful tribute to man's best friend, Larry. 

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Larry Ran

My Dear Friend Lost,

OMG!!  You never cease to amaze me.  You send these beautiful excerpts from famous poets that so perfectly coincide with the pith of my write.  This one is so heart wrenching that it brought tears to my eyes.  I am going to print a copy of the whole poem.  Thank you so much for your lovely gestures.

Peace and Love,
Larry xxx

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Lost

We are travellers in a journey that has been undertaken by those far greater than us. We are not unique but our expression of life is. When I read something that reminds me of the greats I've read, I include them as a way of saying...Brilliant!

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Larry Ran

You honor me in such a way that I am speechless.  Great minds think alike, and although I am a humble man, I will accept your calling me brilliant, as long as you will allow me to call you the same.

Peace and Love,
Larry xxx

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Rose Sho

Beautiful but sad....Nico is really missed and he misses you all..

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Larry Ran

My Dear Sweet Rose,

Nico was the fulcrum of our dear quartet
But one night, he had to leave
Now every day, the three of us
All together, ever grieve

We love you,
Linda, Cody and Larry xxx

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Greg Etsell

Larry great poem I never had dog that I love so much like you do with Nico if I did I think I would be the same way I have only had 2 dogs in my life one his name was butter he ran way one night and we thought we never see him agin then he came back then we moved I don't know who got him that was 55 years ago, then we had toy poodle that was my borther steve dog and he went in the army so we took care of the dogs name was Narragansett but we called him gansett we had him for 10 years 2 moves we couldnt take him on 3 move and that was 43 years ago oh well  

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Larry Ran

Hi Greg,

I truly believe, that you would find eternal happiness by bringing a little doggie into your life.  With their first kiss, their love permeates your heart, and bonds with your soul.  They are truly a man's best friend, and I know that they would fill the void in your life.  Linda and I would be happy to guide you, in how to provide your doggie with everything they would need.  Think about it, because I have a phrase that says it all.  I call them "love sponges", because they absorb every ounce that you can bestow on them, and better than that, they return it with dividends.

Peace and Love,
Linda and Larry xxx

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