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    The Secret Of Ammannsville

    by David Knape

    The secret of Ammannsville
    lies in its sweet stillness
    as if the world had passed it by
    and left it alone to be forgotten

    Alone to be itself
    a place of soft sounds
    and precious solitude
    evoked in statues
    tombstones
    cedar trees
    and songbirds
    the simplicity of the past

    Just a bend in the road
    a one lane place
    a church
    a hall
    a cemetery
    that's all there is

    For me
    that's all there needs to be
    let it stay
    like it is
    forever.


    © d.knape

    August 14, 2012
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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