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'The Windmiller's Guest'

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'The Windmiller's Guest'

'The Windmiller's Guest'

I faced him, with my back to love
Above the village street. 
And, told him, 'No', that I thought of
Adventures less concrete. 

This land ship held no hope for me
Of life beyond this place
And, with my answer I could see
The look upon his face. 

His pipe he held unsatisfied,
Still, love his only view,
Like roses past their bloom had died
And lost their fragrant hue. 

3.19.2013

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  1. Date: 3/28/2013 9:33:00 PM
    love your winning poem..always~ Linda

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 8:58:00 AM
    love this great read

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 2:53:00 PM
    Glad to see you made the winners' list, sweetie. Congrats to you.

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 1:42:00 PM
    A different take than most on this painting... I like it !! Well done and congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 6:57:00 AM
    You're avatar gets me every time! Looks like you're enjoying life like me! Your words bring this poem visually to life! Kudos! Hugs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 7:09:00 AM
    A very good poem, like the way you wrote it. - Very, very clever Deborah! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 12:43:00 AM
    wow, you did yours so much more succinctly than I did mine and yet you said so much more in your brevity than I did in mine. WEll, I took the theme in a completely different direction. I enjoy the uniqueness of yours.

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 3:24:00 PM
    cap'n Deb this is a very visual poetic write, I love it...David

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 6:25:00 AM
    liked it, especially " This land ship held no hope for me Of life beyond this place" good job :)