Sunday, July 14, 2013

summer schedule

 the moon was hiding
above the new place
i saw it
barely
 one roof is green now
happened while i was away, 
rain will make music as
we work
 i hung this to look at
and the morning light caught
this landmap of cloth
my neighbor put up a sign
with a correction
that tickles me
ever resourceful are
north country folk.
last week was filled with errands 
driving to get the mac battery fixed (200+ miles)
and eye appointment and oil change
prep for three upcoming classes
(there may still be room...)
 but in my little nearby town,
canton,
i sat on the bridge abutment
between oil change and optometrist  
 and watched and listened
as the grasse river
vigorously hurried
north.

14 comments:

Ms. said...

the best was sitting by the river--How lovely is the 'Grasse"

Alice said...

Your neighbor's "fill wanted" sign is priceless. I too am a fan of hand lettered signs. They are little windows.

Velma Bolyard said...

ms. yes, and so fast and full this summer!
alice, yes. i couldn't get out of my car for a better picture because his house is RIGHT there!

Valerianna said...

That sign -chuckle!

ArtPropelled said...

I only have eyes for the landmap of cloth .... and then on to the other images. Such a beautiful river.

india flint said...

landmap=wonderful.

Velma Bolyard said...

valerie, yep!
robyn, thank you, it's pleasing me now that i can look at it, and the river ALWAYS pleases me.
indie, happy!

Cathy Cullis said...

what does the sign mean?? I am intrigued

Velma Bolyard said...

cathy, must be an american thing. fill to make a yard, in this case. i think his yard is sinking and it was built rather haphazardly in a low spot.

roz said...

dreaming of down under i see ...very lovely velma . what a beautiful record of time and place.

Velma Bolyard said...

roz, bow to you, my teacher! thank you

Velma Bolyard said...

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "summer schedule":

We have the same sign here usually Clean Fill Wanted and prior to building, love the landmap. x te

Velma Bolyard said...

trace, usually they add clean, but this looks pretty haphazard to me!

Velma Bolyard said...

handstories (http://handstories.typepad.com/) has left a new comment on your post "summer schedule":

what a beautiful peaceful resting spot.
as is your landmap cloth.

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