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Jan 25, 2010

Carry On Tuesday

 Carry On Tuesday is
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  Keiths Ramblings
 
            
                

                 




A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts.

This Quote is really nice, I've never heard it before, but, I have the poem that fits it to a tee.


 


A Camera Special To Me


     If my house were on fire and there was only one item I could save, it would have to be the camera my sister, Shirley, to me, gave.  This camera sends my mind back to once when I was young, there are so many memories of the things that we had done. Camping trips, Disneyland, even the Grand Ole Opry, traveling across route 66 no longer a reality. But still the highway we'd travel to see our distant family. Barbques, volleyball, we swam the great Cumberlin Lake, this camera holds the memories in the pictures my father would take. So if my house were on fire and there were only one item I could save, it would have to be the camera my sister, Shirley, to me, gave.





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8 comments:

Greyscale Territory said...

Love the wistful feeling that in the camera is the heart of your life journeys ~ so precious, so tiny and so priceless! Beautiful!

Andy Sewina said...

Wonderful, your memories are everything, and so much of the writer's life is associated with this camera.

PS the Pratsie said...

niiice !!! it had such a rhythm to it :)

swapnap said...

You rhymed so well and ofcourse the memory of something dear came across good too.You had so much fun in capturing those moments in your life, no wonder its so precious. Good Day Larry.

Lilibeth said...

Great feelings summed up in the poem. Old photos holding precious memories are certainly worth saving.

keithsramblings said...

Like you, I could not imagine life without my camera. A lovely piece which did the prompt proud.

Stan Ski said...

One of THE essential items to own.

CJT said...

Beautiful! I love the idea you've used with this. Turned out great!

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