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Tribute To John Denver

Larsen M. Callirhoe

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Larsen M. Callirhoe

Tribute To John Denver



Many foggy mountain dreams.

Yet the simple words

in his poems and songs

always touched those around.


He found the key of life

in such eloquent words

he sang crisply to others.


Sipping wine,

sitting around campfires

and fire falling from the sky.


Rocky Mountain highs of

Colorado always touched

his simple wayward soul.

On that tragic day

his solo plane

fell from the sky

and he met his demise.


So goodbye dear one

your words truly touched my heart

and the generation of your life.

You were truly one of the greats.

In your songs you lived the life

only others dreamed about.


In your grave I hope God

gives you the serenity

you gave to others

in the love of your words

you performed for all.


Truly a great song writer

and for that

you will be missed.

May sunshine always be

on your shoulders and

Rocky Mountain highs

always be your joy.

Larsen M. Callirhoe

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David W. Parsley

Victor, I have to confess that JD is a long-standing favorite, introduced to me by my wife when we were budding high school sweethearts. Not around to finish experiencing the "change [that] is somehow frightening," I hope he found the "sky all on fire" (his variation on a favorite theme in "Song of Wyoming") and a true home at the end of his unique country road. And perhaps a great big feather bed?


Appreciate the heart-felt toast.

- Dave

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A loveley tribute, Victor. Thoughts of John Denver take me back to elementary school when the music teacher would pick up her guitar and take us down that "Country Road" ...


Tony :smile:

Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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