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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedOctober 29, 2008
TakenOctober 28, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
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Our little shack
was hidden in back
of a weeping willow
The tree tho' impressing;
However, when there is snow
Wood stoves are a blessing
Whilst the ashes neath foot,
track dust and soot
Inside our humble abode;
The old tree o'er the road
Sacrificed itself to give us heat
For to warm the house and feet.
© Poetry by me AJP
First edition 10/ 29/ 2008
Revised: 1/8/2018

Update: I am happy I have this picture to remember this huge weeping willow tree that fell over in a tornado in October 2010 ....For several years the limbs arched over our driveway but in 2017 my husband with the help of a neighbor cut the decayed limbs up for firewood and all that is left now is the trunk. I miss the magnificent tree when it was standing proudly but the tree over 100 years old was destined to die and time moves on.

75 responses

  • Bonnie Doyle

    Bonnie Doyle gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    very nice

  • Diane Peterson

    Diane Peterson gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Very cute house!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Lovely house! beautiful shot!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful shot!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Nice homey photo, the house looks like it has been added on to, love the Weeping Willow tree! Also I like your poem :-)

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (29 Oct 2008):

    love it!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (29 Oct 2008):

    Sweet!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (29 Oct 2008):

    The weeping willow gives a romantic aura to your home. Artistically captured.

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (29 Oct 2008):

    Oh, my favorite tree, and a lovely poem to with it..

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful spot and place with a magnificent tree!!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Neat home, tree, poem... and I never "met" a tractor I didn't like!! Andrea, my impression is that you live the "good life"... very close to nature and her bounty... happy for you!!

  • Bonnie Hoffman

    Bonnie Hoffman said (1 Nov 2008):

    Andrea,
    I really like this peaceful photo of your country home! Your poem really fits the picture. That was such a good picture of your magnificent weeping willow too. Blessings from Bonnie

  • Irmingard Anna

    Irmingard Anna gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    A humble abode yet a place of peace. I would love to stay there!

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    Love both poem and picture. Where might this be?

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    In answer to your question May...We live in Western Wisconsin.

  • Dana Tufte

    Dana Tufte (Deleted) said (5 Nov 2008):

    GORGEOUS! This reminds me of the house i grew up in Rural Minnesota. LOVE THIS!!

  • Sarina Ilott

    Sarina Ilott said (25 Nov 2008):

    I love the setting and your home, it looks cosy and a wonderful place to live and enjoy life. I really like your poem as well. Blessings always

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) said (3 Dec 2008):

    Back to vote yeah for your house, Andrea. I am not going to quit nagging about a book of poetry illustrated with your photos. Don't hide your talent from the world. It needs some pleasant literature from this time.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Dec 2008):

    Oh yeah! It rocks!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) said (4 Dec 2008):

    Couldn't vote yesterday, so I am back again. ;-)

  • LAM KHIN THET

    LAM KHIN THET said (4 Dec 2008):

    Great composition and pov. My ROCK vote.

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2008):

    such a quiet looking little place. nice photo...my vote

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (6 Dec 2008):

    lovely! yes!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (6 Dec 2008):

    awesome..and YEAH!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Back to vote!

  • ! ! ! Carolina Quijada ! ! !

    ! ! ! Carolina Quijada ! ! ! gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    Your poem is so nicely put with this theme :)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    Thank you everyone for your very kind words!!!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    Fabulous image!!

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    It's a beautiful house and yard, and I love the poem. Voted.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (15 Dec 2008):

    back to vote!! love it!!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    vack to bote!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    Wonderful place to sit on a hot summers' day, under such a magnificent tree I could sit there and stay. You have my "Yeah!" vote. R

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    what an amazing sky! amazing capture!!! love the poem!

  • eva monbert

    eva monbert gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    lovely and poetic immage

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Very nice shot - and what a beautiful tree as well. Has my vote.

  • Winston Baltasar

    Winston Baltasar gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    I like the composition and that little tractor just completes the scene. Voted!

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    back to vote!!

  • Lori Reece

    Lori Reece gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    You have a beautiful house!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    Thank you Lori and others who commented and voted..so appreciated!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    my vote, your house is lovely!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    Can I move in, please??!! Love your house!! You bet I'm voting!!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (1 Feb 2009):

    Beautiful shot. My vote

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (4 Feb 2009):

    Back to vote ... again!! haha

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (4 Feb 2009):

    re-voting.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (4 Feb 2009):

    Back to vote!

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (5 Feb 2009):

    Execellent!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (11 Feb 2009):

    re-vote!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (12 Feb 2009):

    Once again - back to vote! Thanks, Andrea!

  • Winston Baltasar

    Winston Baltasar gave props (12 Feb 2009):

    Back to vote.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    My vote, Looks very inviting.....nice shot..

  • Alex Sánchez

    Alex Sánchez said (2 Mar 2009):

    I love it.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (4 Mar 2009):

    Nice shot! Got my vote.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (11 Mar 2009):

    Love the weeping willow providing a POV to your lovely home!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (13 Mar 2009):

    Nothing says home to me like the willow. This has my vote.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (14 Mar 2009):

    You captured the feelings of home in your poem, as well as this inviting pic. My vote.

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (30 Mar 2009):

    Very nice :-))

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (3 Apr 2009):

    great shot got my vote !

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2009):

    Lovely home and poem! voted

  • Robert D Brozek

    Robert D Brozek gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    Andrea great shot you have my vote

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (7 Apr 2009):

    Your home is wonderful!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    Your poem is so nuce and so desriptive! I love your house.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (20 Apr 2009):

    Love it.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (5 May 2009):

    vote!

  • ThePhotoBoy

    ThePhotoBoy gave props (20 May 2009):

    great shot - gets my vote!

  • Gilda Seisanu

    Gilda Seisanu gave props (20 May 2009):

    excellent for the theme ! V+ :)

  • Bermi Shutter

    Bermi Shutter gave props (30 May 2009):

    Feels like a very warm place! my vote

  • Gaurav Dhup

    Gaurav Dhup gave props (2 Jun 2009):

    you get my vote :)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (22 Dec 2017):

    Thank you everyone for your comments....I haven't looked at this picture in years and so much has changed since then...The weeping willow tree is gone now except for the trunk! I miss the
    tree when it looked like this and glad I shot this picture!

  • Nasrin Tajadod

    Nasrin Tajadod gave props (8 Jan 2018):

    How nice your house my vote.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (8 Jan 2018):

    Cozy, warm and love it! Sorry that you lost the tree but as mentioned, it was old and a storm was natures way! Voted.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (8 Jan 2018):

    Luscious in all ways. Voted!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (8 Jan 2018):

    Your home looks very lovely and inviting and the weeping willow framed it so beautifully! An excellent entry for the theme and very deserving of the Hot rating, too.. Voted!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (8 Jan 2018):

    voted

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (9 Jan 2018):

    COOL!!! My vote!!

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (11 Jan 2018):

    Charming and delightful! Voted.

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