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A Knock On The Door by LaFleureRouge1

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They ask me if I’ve ever thought about the end of
the world, and I say, “Come in, come in, let me
give you some lunch, for God’s sake.” After a few
bites it’s the afterlife they want to talk about.
“Ouch,” I say, “did you see that grape leaf
skeletonizer?” Then they’re talking about
redemption and the chosen few sitting right by
His side. “Doing what?” I ask. “Just sitting?” I
am surrounded by burned up zombies. “Let’s
have some lemon chiffon pie I bought yesterday
at the 3 Dog Bakery.” But they want to talk about
my soul. I’m getting drowsy and see butterflies
everywhere. “Would you gentlemen like to take a
nap, I know I would.” They stand and back away
from me, out the door, walking toward my
neighbors, a black cloud over their heads and
they see nothing without end.
by Edward Taylor

Photo taken with a Nikon Digital D3000
with Nikkor Zoom Lens.
Edited in Nikon Capture NX2 software.
Location: An old Farm house in N Providence RI.
Since photo was taken it has been demolished!

Featured in Old Things (1960 0r Older)
Featured in Along The Rural Road Group
Featured in The power of simplicity group
Featured in It’s in the detail group
Featured in Time Gates

Viewed #93 12/13/10

  1. faves 12/13/10
    Faves #5 11/21/10


  • carol brandt
    carol brandtabout 4 years ago

    (giggle) LOVE this perfectly illustrated, tongue-in-cheek presentation regarding a certain breed of door-knockers… excellent Red!

  • TYVM Carol I was feeling a little devilish when I choose this Poem. I am happy we could share the humor my friend.

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • coppertrees
    coppertreesabout 4 years ago

    BRAVO < BRAVO !!!!!!!!!!! and the crowd cheers! Fantastic Red.

  • Oh Vicky I have cheerleaders now wow! LOL
    Glad you like it darling!

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseabout 4 years ago

    Red this is such a good presentation. Love it!

  • Well TY Rose you are a wonderful Artist (in your own right) and supporter of my work. I am touched by your dedication. Thank You!

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    AWESOME! Great GF XXX I love the little face

  • TY GF for your complement.

    – LaFleureRouge1

    KOKOPEDALabout 4 years ago

    Great shot and storyline Red

  • Very sweet TY Cousin.

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • pattimae2706
    pattimae2706about 4 years ago

    Great capture. It’s sad that these wonderful icons can disappear so quickly. Check out Alice in Wonderland group. They will appreciate this shot, too!

  • Yes I love the abandoned.
    It lends its self well to my since of humanity.
    (With some exceptions) I am Very happy it effected you.

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • Mark Lancaster
    Mark Lancasterabout 4 years ago

    Excellent colours and texture. Great shot, Red!

  • Hello Mark TYVM for the complement my friend.
    Hope this note finds you well!

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 4 years ago

  • TY Francis for your approval. You support means a lot to me.

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanabout 4 years ago

    Superb work!!!!

  • I am delighted to be chosen as a feature in your lovely group. TYVM Monica!

    – LaFleureRouge1

  • Lynda Heins
    Lynda Heinsabout 4 years ago

    So well done on your wonderful image, and then there’s the added verse… it!! Congrats as well on your feature!

  • TYVM Lynda for your lovely remarks.
    Have a delightful week!

    – LaFleureRouge1

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