Red Barns In Winter

Red Barns In Winter

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Winter’s colors are removed,

And lacking the slightest array

Greens are swapped for brown and rust.

The sky is often grey.

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So often winter needs a lift,

Lest our winter should seem duller.

Give your shed a coat of red instead,

We'll relish this vibrant color.

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When the world seems saturated,

With shades of black and white,

When spirits need lighter hues,

A red barn is a serendipitous delight.

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~Micky Dee~

01-18-14

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Hummingbird5356 2 years ago

I like this poem. Did you see this barn on one of your bike rides, Micky?


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Micky Dee 2 years ago Author

Hi pretty Bird! I took the picture yesterday, 01-18-14, on a local solo bike ride. The other picture, below it, was taken on 01-16-14.


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jandee 2 years ago from Liverpool.U.K

Micky, Lovely picture and words,enjoy the biking...

I have just taken a picture in the park,a barn ha!


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Dim Flaxenwick 2 years ago from Great Britain

Beautiful poetry again, Micky. l have often felt that Winter is too grey, so l tend to have a bright red winter coat, or Bright blue. Everyone seems to be in black or grey.

Love the red barn. Love you .


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Narcia George 2 years ago

Very nice. Your words continue to put me in awe.


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jhamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

Yes, it is time to paint the pasture red, I mean our barn. Thank you for this well written verse. Jamie


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BobbiRant 2 years ago from New York

I love this hub It is filled with stuff I adore, poetry and wonderful pictures of barns. Great hub!

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