Featured Poem on Write With Pictures

Last Friday, my poem won featured post on Write With Pictures. This is the prompt that inspired me.

White farmhouse, red barn
Trees and fields surround
Bulwark against the world

Generations come and go
Always coming home
White farmhouse, red barn

A field turns from crops to sports
And yet
Trees and fields surround

Storm clouds threaten
The farmhouse guards the family
Bulwark against the world.

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10 Comments

  1. I really like your choice of words with this.
    Nicely done.

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  2. A very nicely and perfectly worded poem!
    Home sweet home… keeping us safe from everything, transforming into what is demanded of the season and situation!
    Lovely!

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  3. what smart move,
    lovely poem!

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  4. a wonderful verse and congrats on being chosen as well…very nice.

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  5. Stellar choice of words; your poetry is eloquent but unassuming, which is a hard balance to strike. Bravo.

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  6. dustus

     /  July 8, 2010

    Great poem. The use of “bulwark” adds another dimension to this poem. cheers

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