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in silence the shire plods his path in footsteps of the past Note: On holiday recently,we took a trip by canal barge pulled this way.Very evocative for me, as on my mother's side,her forbears were canal people,and thats how they happened to arrive here in my hometown.

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Date: 7/26/2008 7:16:00 AM
I love how you create such vivid visuals with so few words. Well done. Regards Heidie
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Date: 7/26/2008 4:15:00 AM
Must have been a wonderful holiday. Your poem is so rich in thought. Imagining all that has not been said, and the emotion behind it. Love, Shar
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Date: 7/26/2008 3:58:00 AM
Brian - another very interesting poem that uses the form perfectly - Blessings
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