Ode to a Dilapidated Outbuilding

This is about a building on our property that I have looked at for 9 years but never really considered until today.IMG_1837

The insurance company- philistines, all- they said to demolish it or burn it, preferably both, but what do they know of beauty.

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Who knows what your weathered wood has seen?

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I can feel your textures with my eye.

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I can touch the past in your walls.

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I can wonder at the mysterious, rusted things.

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timeworn… ghostly… and strangely comforting.

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