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Seymour Tabin, 85, of Tamarac, Florida

Born Seymour Tabachnick in Brooklyn, NY he served in WWII as an army air force radio mechanic based in Alaska. Although he spent most of his life as a picture framer, Seymour was a prolific artist and poet, known as “Sy-the-Dauber” to his poetry friends and fans. Over his lifetime he enjoyed scuba diving, traveling the world with his beloved wife, Isabel, painting, writing, raising bonsais, action movies, nature films and an eclectic mix of books.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Isabel, children Jeffery, Kim and Faun, grandchildren Heath, Joshua, Matthew, Michael, Hannah, Caitlin, Michael and Dylan, his great-grandchildren Rachel, Alexa, Orion, Rigel and Mitchel.



Remember Me



My children will remember me
My grandchildren but distantly
After that it’s only chance
If time allows a backward glance


That is why I paint and write
To light in time a future light
To say to them I did exist
And come to them from out the mist


Light a light of distant tallow
A beacon to a distant marrow
A mind that searched as hard as theirs
To find an upward path of stairs


To help them plow the soil of thought
To drop their anchor in a port
To fly into a sky of blue
And bring about their egos coup


And even that will soon erase
As even as a pretty face


The world has lost a great man and I a valued friend.

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Truly the greatest gentleman PiP poet
it was my blessing to know~

~*Marge*~

~*The sound of a kiss is not as strong as that of a cannon, but it's echo endures much longer*~
Email -       noles1@totcon.com     

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Hugs to you, Bal...

And thank you... listening to Sy talk about Alaska during that dinner at your place is such a treasured memory. To know him was to respect and admire him... to meet him was to love him.

Isabel and his family are in my prayers... so are all those privileged to call him "friend." What a wonderful man we lost today.
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Thank you, Michael. We will all miss Sy greatly.
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I'm saddened by his death, yet very glad to have known him as a poet here at Pip.  The man and his words will be missed.  Thank you, Michael.
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May God comfort all.
You will be always in my heart, Sir Tabin. and   have I made you laugh once or twice?
forever an inspiration to me.
My love to you and to all you loved ones.

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I take a deeper, longer breath, then slowly stand and tread
Down darkened hall, past silent bath, then to my waiting bed.
How much darker, colder, silent, would my house forever be
Had I not known your name at least just momentarily?


Sy was one of the better things that's happened to me in the past ten years. He will be terribly missed.
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Even knowing this was imminent it doesn't diminish the feeling of loss. Sy was a part of our PiP family since the 'old blue' pages and had truly grown as a poety since then. He will be missed but never forgotten. His words will live on forever.

My prayers and thoughts to you Michael, to Isabel and his family.

Heaven just got a new Poet Laureate.
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Seymour Tabachnick - As a new person on the PiP boards, I won't pretend to have known him.  But, I saw his heart and the beauty of his soul in every word he wrote on these boards.  I have delved into the archives and marveled at the kindness of the man I would have loved to have known.  I can tell he was a wonderful friend, a loving family man, and that he has great heart.  I say "has" because I believe his heart remains in all who have been touched by him. Even me.

Alison

PS ~ It gives me great pleasure to read that he spent time in my home state and loved it enough to share with other people.  At least, I hope it was love that wove in his stories as he spoke about Alaska.  Knowing he was here ~ well, it makes me smile.
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We held your hand until we heard the angels sing
One hand in ours, one touched upon seraphic wing,
Our grasp released to bind ethereal embrace.
We hearkened to resounds of heaven’s whispering;
We held your hand until we heard the angels sing.




I love you, Sy
and Isabel - My heart and prayers are yours today and in the days to come

Thank you, dearest Michael - Your tribute is wonderful.

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Dear Michael, Isabel and Family,

My life is so much better for having had Sy in it.  I enjoyed the time spent with him, and will be forever grateful for the wisdom he passed to me, and his genuine warmth of spirit.  He touched many people's hearts.  I send my sincerest condolences and love to all of you, shalom.  I light my candle for Sy in love and respect.

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Dear Mike,

           I never knew Seymour Tabin.  From reading the poem, I can tell I am the less for that.  I can see he has brought out the finest in you.  For such a man as you portray, this is a tribute that must transcend its words.  My condolances to all who loved him, and especially to you, Mike.  Thank you for this fine gift to those fortunate enough to know him, and now those of us who are fortunate enough to meet him.  Yours, BobK.
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Yes, BobK, you missed a fine man, one who touched the lives of many here. Thank you for the kind comment.

P.I.P.will be properly represented at the funeral in a floral manner...my gift for all of you who have shown such love over the years to such a fine man.
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Missing him terribly....missing his "Randy" writes and finely polished rhymes.
Heart hugs to his family, and to all of Pips-world.
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thank you, Dear Sir Balladeer. It was from him that I learned that you were a wonderful man because he once said that it was his honor to have you as a friend.
Thank you again!!!!
TM
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Michael … I am so sorry.

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Isabel and all of Sy’s family.  

From the moment I first read Sy’s beautiful poetry ... I knew I appreciated the man behind the words. The heart and wisdom that fueled his poetic thoughts onto paper daily ... were like rays of morning sunshine. Little did I know then, that I would come to truly love not only his words, but dear Sy himself.  

Meeting Sy and Isabel with all of you in Cape Cod was truly a highlight of my life.  Reciting poetry together by candlelight, talking art with Sy, watching the camaraderie and true friendship between you and Sy, admiring his love and endearment with Isabel. What a trip ... such beautiful memories. They are a gift to treasure always.

Sy was a warm, loving, gentle and special … special man … he was one of the most genuine people I’ve had the pleasure to know in this lifetime.  I will miss him greatly.

Best wishes and warm {{{hugs}}} to you ‘Deer, and to Isabel and Sy’s family …
and to all of us at Passions who will miss him so dearly.  
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I am saddened beyond words on learning that my beloved Mr. T. has passed on. His is a bright and radiant Light and it will continue to glow in the heavens. I admired everything about him. He was also a mentor and a friend. I have been missing his daily poetic offerings of wit, charm, and wisdom.

A few years back, I kept urging him to compile some of his sonnets(well over 2,000 even at that time) into a book. When he finally agreed to do it, he sent me an illustrated copy of it. He only had a few printed up for some friends and family, but I had convinced him that he would be leaving a treasured legacy for his family. I am so pleased that he has bound compilations of his  venerable words that his family can read, enjoy, and remember him by.

Seymour, I love you. My heart aches with your leaving us. However, I know that you are in a peaceful place and still watching over your beloved family.

Use your poetic wings and fly High!

This poem is definitely a and I will hold it close to my heart. You're one in a million and will NEVER be forgotten.

God bless you and all those who are grieving your passing.

Love & Eternal Light

Angel hugs 'n kisses,

EA

Linda

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"P.I.P.will be properly represented at the funeral in a floral manner...my gift for all of you who have shown such love over the years to such a fine man.
........................................

Mike, Thank you for this. You are a dear friend to Sy and his wife and family and to the members here at PIP for thinking of this special gift to us for Sy. You are very much appreciated..."late"
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I pray he knew how much he was adored.

He made the world a better place, and touched people by the example of gentle manner, his wit, and his kindness.

My prayers for his family, and Mike? You already know. If you need somebody to lean on, I'm here.

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Thank you all for honoring him. Sy's family left this message for anyone so inclined..

The family suggests that memorials may be made to League for the Hard of Hearing, 2800 West Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 306, Oakland Park, FL 33311
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Thank you dear Balladeer, for your loving tribute.

My heart goes out to dear Seymour's family. He was much loved and will be mourned deeply and missed greatly.

With deep gratitude for the gift of having him met here on Pip, I will forever remember him. Besides his wonderful poems, I will always cherish also his sensitive loving comments, which were sincere and heartfelt and also witty.

Sad, yet grateful.
With love,
Margherita

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I held back the tears as I read this about our dear Seymour. It is so hard to believe he is gone. I always enjoyed reading his poetry. He was a great inspiration to me. This saddens me so much. God Bless his family.
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::weeps::   (((Sir Sy)))    ::smiles::
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I'm so thankfull that I had a chance to meet Seymour and Isabel at the PIP poet's gathering in New Port Richie, in 2002.
My condolences to Isabel and family and to you too Michael, for loosing a great friend.
Titia



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