Comments about Robin Acree
My Big Red Barn Is Gone
It was a big red barn
that sat close to the road
with a silver silo
White double doors that opened up
so you could pull in your pickup truck
Hay in the loft and corn in the crib
this is where we spent our summers as a kid.
The loft where we played
lived the chickens that lay
eggs we ate each day
Mice in the crib have a good job
all they do is eat corn on the cob.
The windows were few
and high on the wall
dusty with fly spots
in front of the milking stalls
Cow stanchions hung from the ceiling
and chained to the floor
a cob web ...