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Then it took away the sky....

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Friday FLASH '55' DING-DONG

 The following is inspired by TESS KINCAID'S
Blog post at WILLOW MANOR


Rear door to bell tower, north side 
of St Chad's Church (11th Century),
Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire in the UK.

"You RANG?"

Press my button
Ring my bell
Come and drink Thee from the
Coolness of my well.

Satisfied, sated, smiling
Again on your way?
Beguiled that you stopped by
I pray you...stay            

Was it not you rang the bell?
Please pause, rest on a pillow, in
This Manor of wispery, whispering
Wind-in-the-Willow

 Flash Friday is at G-Man's Manor/Lair 

NOTE: I realize there is no bell, However I could not resist using this beautiful door as my photo. Do not know the credit, but it is from Deviant Art:
   

22 comments:

  1. This lovely post, well, rings my bell!

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  2. dang steve...this rocks...very lyrical 55...makes me want to go ring a bell..smiles.

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  3. Love the 17th Century feel of this 55. My 55 is HERE.

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  4. Somebody give me some Mead and a Crumpet!
    Loved your 55 Sir Steve.
    Say Hi to your buddy Lancelot.
    Thanks for playing, thanks for reading the calender, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  5. Love the medieval feel to this. Most excellent 55!

    Teresa

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  6. very inviting and peaceful my friend

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  7. There's a bell - it's just motion activated.

    Nice 55, Steve E!

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  8. JESSIE!
    "...and the door will open..."--grin!

    ERIC!
    "..be still, my heart..." --grin!

    BELINDA!
    I must visit your blog today.

    SHADOW!
    You are pure...sweet!

    MOONDUSTWRITER!
    Well...come on in!

    EDENHILLS!
    Church is 11th Century...door is recent (17th Century!) But the whole original site dates from the Anglo-Saxon period. So THERE! I'll have to look you up!

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  9. G-MAN!
    Pleasure always to drop in, whether Monday OR Friday--are you the only one who cares which?

    ALICE AUDRY!
    I insist!

    Monkey Man
    11th Century rocks, 17th Century door, to gain entrance, just yell real loud HALLOOOOO!

    BRIAN!
    For YOU to write that something I posted "rocks" makes ME want to go ring a bell--grin!

    and TESS KINCAID!
    My inspiration is YOU! Thanks. And the 'Manor' of course...in a manor of speaking....
    PEACE!

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  10. I love the whimsical feel of this. It flows, and skips, and meanders down the way...sweet! Have a lovely weekend...

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  11. oh of course, there is a bell, my friend...everyone knows that, well most do anyway :)
    beautifully written wordsxx

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  12. Well ring-a-ding-ding! Well done, sir!

    And golly, that is one gorgeous door. The colors around it are fantastic.

    Nice to see you again!

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  13. Another beautiful poem. some time when you have time can you write one for me? I want to use it in my book with credit going to you. you know what my book is about.
    Thank you
    Janice

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  14. I'm pleased to meet you, Steve. I'm here via Anthony's blog, drawn by your profile picture for some strange reason. From a distance you - if indeed it's you - look like a miniature Sigmund Freud.

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  15. ELISABETH!
    Glad to meet you. Picture is NOT me. (sigh!) I'm old enough to look that good...but do not

    HEDGEWITCH!
    Elegant! of course, THAT'S what I've been telling Peeps all these years, about my ELEGANCE--grin! Seriously, thank you....

    MAMA ZEN!
    Going to my first 'Zen' experience thi8s Monday.
    Hope it is "lovely"! Thanks for dropping by

    JANICE!
    Again, Dear Janice...I do not know what your book is about, but wish I did. You must have changed your template or something. Please write me and refresh this old memory. OK? TIA!

    BELLA!
    That is an untouched photo, that's why I love it, the colors, the age showing (like me!). How great for you to visit here!

    LINDA!
    Of course, dear--there is ALWAYS a bell, well, somewhere! There never was a need for a bell until recent times...out house was ALWAYS open (The Farm!)

    DRYBOTTOMGIRL!
    Flow, skip, and meander--I LOVE it! You do it more than justice. Thank you...PEACE!

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  16. How very whimsical. I'm so glad I decided to do this. So many lovely reads :)

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