Grain Barge…Wordle #268

WORDLE #268, MindLoveMisery’sMenagerie prompt for October 4, 2016

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A pair of sturdy barges, trudging along
behind a hard-working tug boat,
reflecting sunshine from golden grain
filtered through sturdy tarps that protect from the rain.

Once powered by billowing sails,
now fan blades spin like metal fins
powered by mighty engines.
shouldering heavy loads.

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