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Memories

In the countryside where I walk
Are memories of old, in colors of sunny gold
The grass is green,  the wind gently keens
and  days are never cold

In the midst of stillness stands a barn
red and  sturdy on a farm 
The sweet smell of hay,
the mooing of cows bring  memories 
of home and unrestricted play
 

Kids played hop- skotch and fired sling -shots
A time of milk pails and iron pots 
Mama's washing hung on the line
 waving in the wind in 2/4th  time


 The  sturdy  barn brought a moment of bliss
As I smelled the hay in the  darkened loft
 I realized how much I so miss 
my mother's loving touch.











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  1. Date: 5/26/2014 1:02:00 PM

    - I grew up in the country .... not on a farm .... but I'm sharing your lovely memories - as you: "I Realized how much I so miss my mother's loving touch "- A beautiful poem - touching - however, a pleasure to read Margaret. - oxox // Anne-Lise (norway - country girl :)))

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