Straw Sep23 by Mark M. Redfearn old women keening— no barley straw to bundle for winter fuel Related Post navigation ← Shedding Dusting → 13 comments on “Straw” artmusedog says: September 23, 2013 at 4:15 pm hmm sometimes that happens ~ well penned ~ carol ^_^ Reply Steph says: September 23, 2013 at 7:35 pm Sad.. but what an image. Heartbreaking. Nice writing. Reply Ese' s Voice says: September 23, 2013 at 11:02 pm Through the autumn chill and wainter at the door…heavy… Reply Chèvrefeuille says: September 24, 2013 at 4:16 am Beautifully composed Mark. Such a sad story caught in a few words. Reply jrbsays says: September 24, 2013 at 4:37 am Today’s women keening over barley beats yesterday’s none weeping willow methinks 😉 Reply moondustwriter says: September 24, 2013 at 6:49 am there is a knowing there / something else will have to provide warmth Reply howanxious says: September 24, 2013 at 8:11 am Sad… a sentimental representation of those who suffer. Reply 4joyjoanne says: September 24, 2013 at 9:56 am they’d better get going and apply for fuel assistance (was that crass?) Reply atrm61 says: September 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm Oh how sad! Reply Cathy Tenzo says: September 24, 2013 at 5:30 pm what a sad story Reply Maggie Grace says: September 24, 2013 at 6:49 pm Beautifully written and I feel my heavy heart from your words. Reply siggiofmaine says: September 24, 2013 at 10:22 pm I love your use of the word “keening”. A farmer’s fate is always on edge…downside written soulfully. Peace Siggi Reply Björn Rudberg (brudberg) says: September 25, 2013 at 1:55 pm To be poor when it’s cold is a sad image… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.