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the farm boy

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the farm boy

amidst the green field
behind grandpa’s old brick house
lies a broken fridge,
unmindful of time passing
until my mom calls me home.

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  1. Date: 3/30/2011 8:33:00 AM

    i loved this poem, takes me back to my younger days. i see you have not posted any poems for a while, i like your style.

  1. Date: 1/28/2011 4:29:00 PM

    Hey, where have you been Otsenre? I still love this poem here!

  1. Date: 11/22/2010 6:42:00 AM

    This made me smile-- wonderful thoughts on childhood you have here -- and I sure was wondering whether you were Pinoy? Are you? Since you figured out my jejemon write so well-- and then I read down below and read you are Ernesto! You sure got me-- clever way of reversing your name-- it looks so cool too! Thanks for dropping by my poems, I hope to read new ones from you too :) --nikko :)

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 3:27:00 PM

    Good job in the contest, Otsenre. This one had great nostalgia. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 9:04:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Brian's "Tanka Me" contest Ernesto. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 2:28:00 AM

    Congratulations Otsenre, Days of remembering..well done...Margaret

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 2:25:00 PM

    Excellent use of this form and your thoughts. Congrats on your success in the contest. BG

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 12:33:00 PM

    I already commented on this Tanka....but congratulations in the contest with this one! Chris.

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 8:04:00 AM

    WOW! ...Ernesto, the final line is sublime!! : ) Excellent! Congratulations on you placing in Brian's Contest. This beauty goes to my FAVs! Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 12:50:00 AM

    Thank you for supporting my contest Otsenre.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 5/22/2010 1:52:00 PM

    I love tanka(s) and this is so beautiful..Charma.

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 5:11:00 PM

    Well penned tanka with nice expressions

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 3:50:00 PM

    This a great Tanka for sure. The imagery really brings to life the scene behind grandpa's old brick house. Excellent. Best wishes in the contest. Chris.