Category: Crafts

warmth and textures

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warmth and textures
of colorful handmade
afghans and blankets
from Bethesda *

I wonder about the people
who made them
stitch-by-stitch . . .
and why they let them go

perhaps a move from
one home to another
and/or a ministry of love
like prayer shawls

a passing to another Place
perhaps . . .

knowing their art
will warm another
and needing no credit

imagine buying such a gift
for a few dollars
and on sale too

* Bethesda Thrift Shop in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Poem from this site on February 7, 2018

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old and new art

old paintings
words from my parents
still encourage me

I rediscovered this poem, as I worked on Large Print Poems last year – a site I began in August 2020.

We enjoy paintings from thrift stores, and also new art from a few ETSY shops online (as one example). I am grateful for all the wonderful posts in my WordPress.com reader.

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