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Offline elise

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Alley Cat Scratch Newsletter-IN MEMORIAM
« on: August 10, 2017, 01:59 PM »
The  Alley Cat Scratch
Aug 2017

In Memoriam

Today we honor: Mystic1 -aka G or Gary

Mystic1 was one of The Alley’s most prolific poets. He delighted us with his creative Haiku renditions. He has left us now for that open mic in the sky. Although he suffered a long time with his illness, it never erased his enthusiasm for poetry or participating.

“Without any precaution and without a trace of apprehension,
you appeared in my world as you did, bringing me a pleasant surprise that I couldn’t resist.
 But like this, without me knowing, you quietly disappeared from my world, without a word, leaving behind only my memories.

You exist, deep in my mind, in my dreams, in my heart, and in my song.
You exist, deep in my mind, in my dreams, in my heart, and in my song.

Still remember us once walking side by side together past that bustling alley.  Even though we were strangers, just passing by each other, we still felt each other.  One look, one beat of the heart, one unexpected delight. It’s like a dream that was destined.

You exist, deep in my mind, in my dreams, in my heart, and in my song.
The world is so big, why did we meet?
Could it have been chance?
Could it have been destiny?

You exist, deep in my mind, in my dreams, in my heart, and in my song.”
~Mystic1 aka G~

As you will always exist, deep in our minds and hearts Gary.
I felt it shelter to speak to you  ~Emily Dickinson

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Re: Alley Cat Scratch Newsletter-IN MEMORIAM
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 11:37 PM »
I agree with this tribute. G was a fine fellow. Articulate, passionate, intelligent. 
He wi be missed.
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Re: Alley Cat Scratch Newsletter-IN MEMORIAM
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2017, 03:44 PM »
Why should I give a shit about this human being named Gary aka "G" aka "Mystic1".
I never met him, face to face anyways, I never broke bread with him, I never heard his laugh.

Regardless, I do give a shit and I am heartbroken. He was a good person.

I never really got to know him on a personal level, outside of the banter on this site.
Yet, that's what I am left with, that thought; he was a good person.

Not a bad perception/ legacy to leave behind.
Rest in peace

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Re: Alley Cat Scratch Newsletter-IN MEMORIAM
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2017, 09:15 PM »
Words seemed to come so easy to Gary.  Thanks for the memoriam, elise ... well said.  The Alley will have a void without him ... as well as in the hearts of many.
~ Marsha ~
 

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Re: Alley Cat Scratch Newsletter-IN MEMORIAM
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2017, 08:02 AM »

Sadly missed, but finally free!  :angel:
Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~  Ira Gassen