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Sounds of Country Living

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Sounds of Country Living

Sounds A fire truck whisks by sounding Like a wailing woman grieving As squeals from the train tracks Spit flaming sparks from its wheels I sat down on the porch swing Listening for life’s melody Children laughing in the house Put a smile across my face Rebellious stallions down the road Getting closer by the sound of their hoofs A banjo strumming for a barn raising Has left lingering notes in the air An old cart comes by pulled by a mule A man yells “Rags and Old Iron” for pick up The air is so busy I swore I could hear The greening grass growing beneath my feet Then the oven buzzer went off My bread is done I will listen Again another day for the wind Chimes to beckon me to the porch Carole Cookie Arnold Member Contest Sounds Frank H

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  1. Date: 6/1/2013 8:46:00 PM

    Carole, congratulations on having your poem Featured this past week. It was nice reading your poem tonight. Goodnight~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/28/2013 8:47:00 AM

    Love this one, Cookie. I just wrote one about the country. Yours is much better. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 5/28/2013 6:20:00 AM

    I love it hence a 7 from me well done

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 7:04:00 PM

    Nice read, relaxing and down to earth. Congratulations on your win, Carole. But more important kudos on a fine piece from the fire trucks to the oven buzzer. My favorite sounds the grass growing and the wind chimes.

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 12:47:00 PM

    Some fine work here! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 1:23:00 AM

    Many congratulations on your win Carol, well done xx

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 8:46:00 PM

    Carole, Congratulations!! A nice winning poem... Linda

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 5:05:00 PM

    This is truly well done. No. one of the 1s In my opinion.. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 2:39:00 PM

    I love the twist you took for this contest. A delight this is!! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 12:14:00 PM

    Great sounds that you were hearing float upon the air..Enjoyed reading your winnng work..Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 5/17/2013 6:00:00 PM

    Quite the rush of activity going on here. I love the subtle tones of wind chimes. Very soothing. A great writing! Nice job!