Monday, May 4, 2015

In Stone It Is Painted
























Nothing she decrees is
Carved  in  stone -- it is
Painted--  and  one
Sees she alone  knows
Where everything goes.
This whatness sticks to
Rock and rock stays put
Face up on an earthen
Clock of garden days.

22 comments:

  1. What a bright and whimsical way to mark the "earthen clock of garden days".

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    1. Bright and whimsical are very good adjectives for Norma. Thanks, Jon.

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  2. Oh these are fabulous, Geo...and your description, "earthen clock of garden days" is so apt for these little treasures.
    How wonderful! :)

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    1. Thanks, Ygraine! Relayed compliment to Norma.

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  3. I've been tied up with the A-to-Z and I've missed you, Geo.

    Your stones are lovely and ironically, I do rock paintings for the garden, too. I'll paint on anything, actually. Why not? It just makes it all look more unique.

    Hope you're having a good day, dear.

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    1. Dear Cherdo, I suspected you might be a rock painter. I have some experience in recognizing them.

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  4. I have not seen stones painted to mark the garden before. It is a wonderful idea! When I first opened your site I thought you were showing off your pet rocks.

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    1. It's safer than marking seed beds with stakes, which can impale gardeners. I hate getting impaled.

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    2. I read stakes as snakes and was in full agreement :)

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    3. Marking seedbeds with snakes will be in the next Olympics. I mean, they have badminton now. It's gotta be next.

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  5. Oh those are so cute, I would circle any center piece with them.

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    1. Kind Munir, that is a lovely compliment that I have repeated to Norma. She says thank you and so do I.

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  6. I am a great admirer of whatness.

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    1. Me too --there is wonder in universal quiddity-- as I admire you.

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  7. Oh, loved the painted stones and your poem
    See ya

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    1. Happy housepainting, Angel! June can't come too soon.

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  8. I like the way your words kind of slide off of each other, like water along a creek. You paint pure beauty with words, Geo.

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  9. Those rocks rock - what a good idea, and excellent execution.

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  10. What a cracker of a creation! I'm very impressed, they're so homely and personal - they'd be a beauty of an addition in our garden!

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    1. Thanks Helena. They're good for helping grandkids identify plants too.

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