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Where is that family that called me home?
I woke up one day and they were all gone,…
First I thought they were off on a trip.
A long vacation I wish.
After a week or two,…silly me…
I notice they took everything with them,…..That`s odd.
The dog was not even there to bark at the strangers coming to look at me.
What`s that sign out front,…..
What is it they want to sale?
I waited and waited,….But they never did came back.
Only the ghost of a youngen,..
Who died when he was ten.
I think he was looking for the family that lived here back then.
Every now and then,….I`d see one drive by on the road out front.
Why would they not stop,….and say hello again ?
Never did have a sale,….
So I just stood here alone and dying,….
Wasting away to the bitter end!

4/29/11 JohnDSmith

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Meeker Oklahoma,U.S.A.
Painted in Topaz

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  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersabout 3 years ago

    What a great write, John! The paining is beautiful. I can imagine the stories these old houses could tell.

  • Thank you Lori,….When ever I see one of these old abandon hoes,..My mine starts think about what my happen back when,.,…Love the comment,…THANKS !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Love the fave too,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Rachel Williams
    Rachel Williamsabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful and rustic. Great writing and capture. This image makes me think about the past and the folks who lived it these old houses. Well done.
    Rachel :)

  • Thank you Rachel,…I love the look of old houses,…appreciate your comment and fave,….THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...about 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot and capture, John , and I think you have interpreted the mood of this lovely little house so well – excellent !!

  • Hi Mattie,….If a house could talk,..I think ths is something they would be saying,.LOL,..Love the fave and comment,….THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 3 years ago

    very good capture, lovely place

  • Antanas,.. I appreciate your comment and fave very much,….THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusabout 3 years ago

    What a great find John, also great write up to go with this image as well.

  • Steven,…I appreciate your support very much,….Love the fave,……THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous John!

  • Thank you Istvan,…..Appreciate your comment and fave,…..THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alabout 3 years ago

    A terrific shot and a great write John. Well done my friend.

  • Hi Al,…Pleased you like this,…Love the fav and comment,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseabout 3 years ago

    Amazing posting- love the words here too! Well done.

  • Rosie,….I appreciate your support very much,…..Love the fave,….THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerabout 3 years ago

    Awesome!

  • swaby
    swabyabout 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot John and your words are just as fabulous!

  • Swaby,….I appreciate the fave and comment,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

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