Tell Tale FootPrints…. ....frosted silver hoariness,aged from within the confines of time,and so my oaken leaf settled down,imaged herein i left an image of my likeness,time continues on with presence of mind,upon a slab of golden shellacked rock maple....—by flp ——————————————————————————————&...
Controversy and Knots ....i love the controversy that comes from working the wood, i love the controversy of knotted knotty knots, picking up pen and paper i stir some words that cut like wood, soon i realize that words and wood and knots are all what it’s about…. ....controversy ‘just is’ the sweet smelling aroma that describes my knots, and so i throw out some descriptive words by telling tales of knots, ...
”Explanation of Experience” and Art ....tempt me and i shall speak,if not by words of a common tongue,then i shall speak from within the wood,where the soul of a tree lives very much free…. ....infatuate me and i shall speak,come out from amongest the copy-cats,brush aside the hands that ever are clutching too hold, when will you escape your defined walls of self-imposed exile…. ....provoke me and i shall yet speak,push the envelope and forget to lick the glu...
Wood Art Picture of Beauty ....1770 hand hewn beams,timber frame-post and beam,the era of craft with-out power tools,hands fitted strong by use of a broadax,legs well splayed to adjust for off centered glance,backs made strong along with shoulders of steel,adversity hand cut many a man’s character,till a man could say-no-pain’s no-gain’s,2008 refinished hand hewn beams….—by flp ———————————...
What’s a WoodWorking Economy To Do or Be? So by now I’m sure we all have heard and have our ideas//opinions on ’the new economy’ as if this word new means that one can now forget about the ’old economy’. And then I wonder can any explain as to what happens when we have two economies as past and present? My understanding of all this has all-ways been to keep it very simple….K.I.S.S; and then one is able to better work within the word definition ...
Painted Expressions In Wood and Canvas ....what i write in wood,by the gouging of words,is the need to express my-self,but in the end i still fall short,since the wood has by this time also moved on and,i am left standing all alone….—by flp ——————————————————————————————————...
50,000 Words of Wood ....so I’m wondering how many writers are on the roll-call here at LJ? The month of November is a good time to see how many words one can produce, to write a novel….about a story with wooden content or....? Can you write 50,000 words in one month....then you can sit back after the smoke clears and say; ”yes I did….write a novel.” I mean we are workers of wood right, and as such I have many words of thoughts going through my head cons...
Wood Mentation of Today ....what is this prise that burns within my being,to find the almost of what a-waits-a-round the next bend,by now i should have learned why the sweetness of your voice calls,as within the depths of where i have often run to hide from your face…. ....i once remember standing in the shadow of a tree greater than i,while the limbs of your covering shared with my-self a notion of leaves,fire colored leaves you gave to me to light the candle that had gone ou...
Colors of Shellac from a Kayak ….where art thou going oh gods of kayaking,“i go out in the tops of mountain ponds”,who is the one that you paddle along with by your side,“i paddle with the love of my heart who longs with me….” ”—-and so i turned the page to write again some words of wood—-” ....and so the gods came down to play amongst a colored backdrop,completed with water that still holds dreams of blue liquid desire,...
Live Free….Work Wood ....jubilant art-full colors drift before my sight,shaking the leaves from off my eyes,straining this veil of flesh to come up higher,where from my mountain-top view i gladly inhale…. ....inhaling the whiffs of passing breeze,i all too soon know that i’ll be counting flakes of snow,but in the rhythms of the seasons where time stands still, i keep on working the wood after patterns of trees who came before…. ....what matters the time of day...
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