How long have I been here

The old house is crying
As snakes like memories
Slither through its hollow bones
How long have I been here
Crumbling rock orifice
Open to the elements
Entangled with sharp vines
And a decaying old tomb
To the saint of a god 
I don’t recognise

Folk art in the Góis region of Portugal 

"Down the Vineyard" ink on paper
Neil sketching an abandoned farmhouse

Poems and photographs by Yuri Nezovic. 
Paintings and drawings by Neil Tomkins.
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