We Toast The Artisans Of Antediluvian Crafts With Yarn And Glue! We do, We do!

Via on Mar 2, 2009

dovepillow

Today was Sunday, so Abilene and I were doing our Sunday activities!

crystal

dirtyshell

toothbrushshells

insideshell

redplaydough

catmold

redcat

pinkfeather

targetpractice

On the way home we encountered a dove in our path,

it appeared to have broken it’s wing.

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(no picture of the real dove, it’s better that way.)

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and that brought up a difficult choice;

do we die or do we travel?

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“Yarn and Glue”  by Joanna Newsom

xylophone

“Do you know what this is son?

abilenecomingin

This is the panopticon.

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And all around us blink the brash

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And shifty eyes of common cash.

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So do we die or do we travel

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down the path by which one dabbles…

orangeyellow

crayons

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In the arts of antediluvian crafts

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With yarn…

yarns

and glue!

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So gather twilight to your breast,

sunset

colors

And couch the rabble-rouser’s nest

notnamed

And we will take a day of rest,

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And we will all be heaven-blessed!

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green

And we will gather round to dine,

morningactivites

And pass the time with wicked rhymes

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And toast in dandelion wines

To hear their mellifluous chimes!

dandelionwine

dandelion

We toast the fallow furrows that we sow,

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We toast the monies that we owe, oh, oh…

pocketdenim

We toast the creditors we daily face,

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Who topple down with gruesome grace.

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pinkstrip

brownplaid

meganscrochet

smashed

frame

And we toast the aristocrats with blood of blue,
Because we know our collars are that colour too,

crystal

And we toast the artisans of antediluvian crafts

antediluvian
With yarn and glue!

greenyarn

We do, we do!

birdhouseup

underquilt

panopticon

catmold

whiteplaydoughcat

insides

endwall

targetpractice

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About Joana Smith

Who I'd like to meet: Superman's Children, eco-warriors, truck drivers, persephone, roller derby queens, nurses, scientists, givers, priests, yogi, storytellers, people who don't know right now, playwrights, philosophers, people who are more visual, people who hop trains, performers, poets, seamstresses, activists, Spider-Man, kids, rangers, Snow White, dj's, massage therapists, people who work with their hands, bunnies, sportsracers, people who work in offices, dancers, baristas, artists, cleaners, climbers, Jeff's sister, Colbert, Skiers, Bikers, skaters, surfers, ani, people who are recovering, trees (and flowers), people who will die soon, gardeners, horses, Jolie-Pitt, soon-to-be mothers, margie's daughter, astronomers, people who are scared, girls who wear black and listen to the Smiths, cuffmakers, lambs, Miranda July, the man in the moon, Bono, people from 'round here, Obama...

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2 Responses to “We Toast The Artisans Of Antediluvian Crafts With Yarn And Glue! We do, We do!”

  1. elephant journal elephantjournal says:

    Gorgeous photos. You should publish a huge coffee table book (recycled paper, of course!)! I'd buy it!

    You're a rockin' momma.

  2. Chuck says:

    Joana,
    I listened to your Antagonist tracks all the way home from Nashville. Your poetry screams for music!

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