U.S. Mail

Abandoned farmhouse
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73 thoughts on “U.S. Mail

  1. Senna May 21, 2016 / 3:26 pm

    This picture gives me the shivers, for some reason.

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      • Senna May 21, 2016 / 7:02 pm

        That could very well be. Maybe it’s my determination to learn about the past itself, and what life was truly like?

        That said, it is a nice picture.

        Liked by 1 person

      • ericwiss May 21, 2016 / 7:05 pm

        Thanks! Nice of you to say!

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  2. thesmilingpilgrim May 21, 2016 / 3:48 pm

    Such an amazing picture!

    And I can’t believe I am first to comment!! Haha your work has been put on the frontpage of wordpress!

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    • ericwiss May 21, 2016 / 7:36 pm

      So sad. The mailbox now relegated to the museum of obsolete things, sitting there next to the milk box?

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      • mindwriter May 22, 2016 / 9:27 am

        u know everyday there is like a new invention but traditional ways had their own aura.

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  3. renemiller012058 May 21, 2016 / 11:42 pm

    Thank you for such a melancholy shot. The house, the mailbox all run down now used to hold a hub of life. The door slammed shut 50 times that day when the whole family was visiting my grandparents!

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  4. Samridhi May 22, 2016 / 12:17 am

    That’s a really expressive picture it depends on what we derive of it
    I found it bringing to life the fact that letter writing might have faded with time but it still has a power of expression like no other a mail box always expresses more than an inbox .
    Amazing pic.

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    • ericwiss May 22, 2016 / 4:36 am

      Thanks! Thank you for taking some time to think about what the image says to you!

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      • Samridhi May 22, 2016 / 5:06 am

        you know, the monochrome filter is magical I don’t know but I wouldn’t have given a deep thought over that if it was in colour. The filter makes the image speak for it self,you just listen to it . 🙂

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  5. Alexithymia_Shubhi May 22, 2016 / 1:55 am

    Ahh! Sometimes I feel to some extent old post mail box days were better compared to our lives now. At least in past ,we could maintain distance from people & everyone had their space in life. Well well ,everything has its pros and cons.
    Nice Pic …

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  6. S. Thomas Summers May 22, 2016 / 8:20 am

    Rusted, battered
    by generations of rain,
    the old mailbox

    tilts on its perch
    above the twisted weeds
    like a grey man

    resting on his cane,
    heavy with memory,
    love and tragedy,

    beneath the folds
    of envelopes
    and shiney stamps.

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  7. Biro Jasa Perijinan May 23, 2016 / 6:03 pm

    the picture very tough..because the end of box letter

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  8. Daal May 23, 2016 / 7:12 pm

    so thought provoking – makes me think about now rare it is to see a mailbox on street corners anymore

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    • ericwiss May 24, 2016 / 11:39 am

      Thanks. There’s too much of that kind of rarity. Makes me feel dated!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Daal May 24, 2016 / 11:13 pm

        We’re dated from the moment we’re born.

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  9. mj May 23, 2016 / 11:28 pm

    Vintage I guess. Could aution this…lol

    Liked by 2 people

  10. UAE Visa Information Center May 24, 2016 / 6:13 am

    Good Job…

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    • ericwiss May 24, 2016 / 11:54 am

      Well, thanks I guess UAE Visa Information Center. Why do you think I’ve done a good job?

      Like

  11. bocanna May 24, 2016 / 9:17 am

    I love those US Mail boxes 😀 here in Europe it doesnt exist and I find them so cool 🙂 a really nice picture with the old wood house in the background 🙂 i am fascinated!

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  12. Viral T. May 26, 2016 / 11:33 am

    I agree with Senna, this picture does give me the shivers. Also reminds me of the abandoned neighborhood next to the Warminster Naval Base here in PA. When I take a walk around the park, I always take a moment to observe what life was like back in the golden days. Creepy, but authentic curiosity. The only thing that moves in the neighborhood are trees, leaves, and the grass. We don’t even see animals roaming around the houses.

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