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By the Farm

If you put in place our grey field-stone and tan sandstone,
know my words, would you be touched by my presence?
And if I were to drop our conversation onto crunching dry leaves
I wonder, would you understand that I remain nearby?
If I were alone in my humble whitewashed farmhouse
during the quiet winter evening snowfall
and continued to ponder what you meant
would there still be a time for our thoughts
that we dropped before the season’s chill,
put to letters such as I must?

If I were only as the rough wall surface
could we talk colorfully as we have learnt?
Would our good will become a pleasant habit?
By some chance we are friends at an acre’s mark
and have become neighbors in red plaid flannel.

Style / type: 
Free verse
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
What did you think of my title?
Last few words: 
I began writing this years ago at the Frost Farm in Derry New Hampshire.
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Honestly when I first read this poem I asked Mark "this is Frost right"? But he told me no this was himself. I was just blown away because I said omg you are a genius. I am truly speechless and I wish this was entered in a contest or something because it deserves an award! ^5 5 stars and a blue ribbon are all yours Bravo!

Patty

I owe a lot to the current workshop and a special thanks to Samary for the help in pushing my work on the craft a bit further along.
Thanks again,

~Mark~

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love this mark. brings so many thoughts and images to me

That is truly great to now.

~Mark~

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