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Grandpa's Prayer Chair

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Below is the poem entitled Grandpa's Prayer Chair which was written by poet Carolyn Devonshire. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Grandpa's Prayer Chair

Grandpa’s chair still there

though stables are empty now

ghostly echoes of neighing

still hear Gramps praying

“Please, Lord, let me keep my farm”

blessings bestowed on our clan




*Entry for Rick’s “Chair in Shadowed Room” contest

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  1. Date: 7/22/2011 12:42:00 PM
    ps. I will tell you down here. no I got nothing in that contest for that poem you just commented on.

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 10:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well-deserved win in Rick's Contest, Seafaress! Love your take on the picture! Well done. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 6/9/2011 10:16:00 AM
    Congratulations on a well deserved win in ^Rick Parise's "Chair In A Shadowed Room" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 12:41:00 PM
    Wow so fabulous Carolyn.Thanks kind lady for the nice comment on my poem.I knew you was a tomboy.Thanks for all your kind comments and lovely congrats you send.I'm only able to write one comment for the several you send cause i only have one finger to type with but read them all.~LOTS OF LUV~Teresa

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 5:08:00 AM
    A beauty of a heart write, Carolyn.. My wife liked it to (of course she has horses) :) congratulations to you on your win here in Rick's contest.

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 3:12:00 AM
    congrats on your well deserved win in Rick Praise's contest

  1. Date: 6/7/2011 8:17:00 PM
    Glad to see this on the list, Carolyn. WEll deserved and congratulations.

  1. Date: 6/7/2011 6:38:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win in the contest of rick, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 11:35:00 AM
    Aint it the truth. You have to think of Archie Bunker's chair. When I was a kid, we had an old green chair on the porch. I still remember my dad sitting on that old green chair, pointing out the constellations to me. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 11:18:00 AM
    Good one..Great idea for the picture..Good presentation..Reads like winning material..Thanks for the kind review of my wor...Sara

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:29:00 PM
    This is a great entry poem for the contest. I really enjoy seeing these cool writes based on pictures. Thanks for your comments today. as for bananas, I just don't enjoy eating them. I do,however, like banana flavored foods and if they are served on icecream or in other dishes!

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 6:37:00 PM
    Yes, caROLYN, many of us have taken to be grandpa, chair,

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 4:48:00 PM
    Lots of great contest entries today, Carolyn. This one hopefully to be included among winners. It's a wonderful write.

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 4:43:00 PM
    Hey this is beautiful. Good luck in Rick's contest. I drew a blank looking at the picture.

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 1:23:00 PM
    What a beautiful take on the photo, Carolyn-- I find it so interesting how one photo can tell a thousand different stories-- I like how yours also gave an insight of hope and blessings represented by that chair-- and haha! Thank you for your confidence in my truffle write ;) ok, send me some fish please-- whoops- I think I missed that blog of yours-- lemme go visit it--hugs

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:22:00 AM
    Such a beautiful depiction of the chair Carolyn, I am sure Rick will love this entry of yours. Wishing you all the best with it :) love Wilma

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:20:00 AM
    this one touched my heart, goes in my favorite, what i have been doing is taking the favorites from soup and making coypies of them, then i put them in a folder, and called it Poems by poetry soup members, just for my enjoyment, i hope that is ok without everyone, so i will do that with this beautiful poem of yours. thank you for commenting on zoo closed.

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:13:00 AM
    Lovely tender choka, my friend. I was half expecting the Monmouth Uni ghostly jockey to sit on the chair.

    Devonshire Avatar Carolyn Devonshire
    Date: 6/5/2011 10:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    LOL Only you would remember that "ghostly experience," Jack. Darn, maybe I should have gone in that direction.
  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:12:00 AM
    beautiful choka Carolyn, best of luck in the contest, that scene reminded us both of a barn and a grandparent no longer there, we have so much more in common than just our birthdate don't we

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:10:00 AM
    A lovely write Carolyn, so many memories in each one I read. Best to you~ Caryl

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