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From A Distance

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From A Distance

I can see the house now –
Sitting still and framed,
(Like a freshly dusted picture)
Clearer than the day

Between the woods and fields,
Her white walls stand alone –
A quaint and quiet symbol
Of purity and home

Unmoving though her body is,
Yet moving all the same,
She whispers warmly of the past,
Inviting me to come again

O how I long to touch her still – 
To enter in and have my fill,
(To taste that sweetness known before)
And drown my sadness at her door.

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  1. Date: 7/12/2010 11:23:00 PM

    totally agree with CDA, great flow to your words enjoyed the read :D

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 10:58:00 PM

    This is a very superb poem indeed! You added touches of personification to the house, adding to the yearning rhymes~Chris