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Inspired by the poem below

When I was looking at this old house the wind was blowing about 40 miles an hour,with gust way over 50 miles an hour.
I could not help but wonder why this house did not just blow over,…
Then it started talking to me.Telling me what I did not understand.

Blow Wind Blow

Let the wind blow said the house,
I`ll still stand.
When the wind blows,
I feel grand.
On this land
I`ll always stand.
Missing a plank or two,
Or maybe a screw,
That just lets the wind blow through.
The families I once known,
They have long since gone.
Just me and a mouse,
In this old house.
Blow wind blow,
Here I`ll stand.
I twist and bend,
I have no soul.
When the strong wind blows,
I dig in my toes.
I lean,
But do not break.
Like me,
They no longer make.
How much wind,
Can this house take.

Blow Wind Blow!


Image taken:
Mountain Park,Oklahoma U.S.A.
Sony A100
Painted with DAP software

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  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 4 years ago

    This is stunning, John. I love the poem, too.

  • Thank you Lori,..I appreciate your support very much,…Love the fav.,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • leonie7
    leonie7almost 4 years ago

    outstanding art work John love this little old house such wonderful words to lol lee good morning my friend

  • Lee,…I appreciate your support very much,…Love the fav.,…THANK YOU !,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...almost 4 years ago

    Blow, wind blow, beautiful poem and this is perfect..and so beautiful the winds were not kind, never mind you did this image justice…all love and goodness Normaje.

  • Thank you Normaje,…appreciate your support very much,…love the fav.,…THANK YOU ! ,…

    – JohnDSmith

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansalmost 4 years ago

    What a smashing piece of artwork John…this is gorgeous. Lovely poem too ;-)
    It’s blowing gales here in the Uk at the moment…our third day now. Its enough to blow your head off…lol.

  • Thank you Lyn,….Love the fav.,…apprciate your support very much,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • ilpo laurila
    ilpo laurilaalmost 4 years ago

    Great work John

  • Thank you Laurila,..appreciate your support very much,..THANKS !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 4 years ago


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  • banrai
    banraialmost 4 years ago


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  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrarialmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful work and words John! :))

  • Thank you Vicki,…appeciate your support very much,..love the fav.,….THANK YOU ! ,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alalmost 4 years ago

    Great work John. You have a terrific imagination.

  • Thank you Al,…I appreciate your support very much,…

    – JohnDSmith

  • Judy Wanamaker
    Judy Wanamakeralmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous poem! It is the perfect description of this rickety old house. Excellent artwork. Superb all the way around.

  • Thank you Judy,…I appreciate your support very much,…Love the fav.,..THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

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