"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #66: WoodShop Tales Beyond

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Blog entry by frank posted 11-19-2009 03:23 AM 1509 reads 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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WoodShop Tales Beyond

….two trees blowing in the wind,
a mighty forest surrounds these centennial’s,
two loner’s sending out their branching eaves,
many sentients come to waunder along the way….

….i was younger in those days that are behind,
one worker of wood leaves his shop for open space,
out here i am but the shadow of my own imagination,
my sentiments to those who can-not come out to play….

….two tree’s,
two loner’s,
many sentient’s,
one worker of wood….

….if all my days were filled with such joy,
how could i suffer the contrition of such beauty,
my heart rejoices along the path full-filled out here,
let me sing once more before this shadow passes on….

….can a lover of wood ever see their passion at rest,
can one hewn from trees ever stop hewing the wood,
workshops and tools come and go but trees never fail,
i get lost in the abundance of a forest where i am found….

….two tree’s,
two loner’s,
many sentient’s,
one worker of wood….

….two tree’s upholding each other against wind shear,
two loner’s bracing together from the phantom’s of one,
many sentient’s coming out to dance in a forest’s after-glow,
one worker of wood who has been here before to watch it all….

….forest shadows come now to lengthen upon my brow,
silence passes over-head as my sight in-deed is carven herein,
i am soon enough passed out-of-sight by the shadows of night,
ah yes in-deed a long night ahead back in the glow of my shop….

….two trees I have known,
two loners walk blindly on by,
many sentients tell these tales,
wood or worker inspires one….

—-by flp


Thank you.

Two of my other woodworking blogs:

” smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood....”

-- --frank, NH,

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#1 posted 11-19-2009 03:27 AM

Fitting words for two old forest giants.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-19-2009 03:52 AM

thank you…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 11-19-2009 02:46 PM

A fitting tribute Frank. To yourself and your surroundings. God Bless Old Friend, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 11-19-2009 04:23 PM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 01-14-2010 12:42 AM

That was a wonderful bit of poetry. I loved it. Well done!

-- Brian Meeks,

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