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The Old Barn

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The Old Barn

In barren fields where once was grown Golden wheat in springtime sown Still stands the barn from long ago The ravages of years it's foe For seasons of neglect atone The whims of natures force are shown Within it's walls her voice well known Once proud timbers forced to bow In barren fields But yet it stands on feet of stone With faded walls and weathered tone Staunch against the winters blow Remembering still the plow and hoe Abandoned it now dwells alone In barren fields

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  1. Date: 5/4/2012 6:14:00 AM

    Congratulations on your placement in "Contest 173" Bob. Love, Carol

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 5/4/2012 8:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 4:56:00 PM

    congrats on your win Bob

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 5/2/2012 8:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Joseph
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 3:33:00 PM

    I live with this..beauty and sadness surrounding me ..the remnants of an 1890's farm. Perhaps you'd like my verse The Corn Crib Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 5/2/2012 8:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    We both live in areas steeped in yesterday. It is only for us to see it.
  1. Date: 4/29/2012 6:37:00 PM

    Very nice poem. i think it would be fun to remake the barn into a place of enchantment, don't you?

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 4/30/2012 8:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sounds like a good idea to me Peggy. Thanks for visiting my Barn.
  1. Date: 4/21/2012 2:41:00 PM

    I like the way you written Bob, nostalgic and meaningful poem. - Have a lovely weekend Bob. - oxox Anne-Lise

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 4/21/2012 2:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Anne Lise. Very kind of you to comment.
  1. Date: 4/21/2012 11:16:00 AM

    a sense of solitude permeates through your deep lines, bob... so refreshingly poignant..:) huggss!

    Quigley Avatar Bob Quigley Date: 4/21/2012 2:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Nette