Thursday, April 11, 2013

WHITE SPIRIT MATTERS



--Still Just Pinning--
--Looking--
--Finding--
Lips For somewhere
This Will Be An Eye
Seeing Dark Interior Space In This Cloth
--Thinking--
What I Will Choose to Reveal There?
Something to Show That Spirit Survives
Like The Tattered Remnants Of A Butterfly
Tells How Time Ravages Matter
And What Of This Cloth?
How Will I Use It?
and this one?
I'd love to have a big table, and a big blank wall
A small efficient sewing machine 
(yes, to make quick work of some parts)
What I have will do, of course
Why hurry when there's no need



6 comments:

deanna7trees said...

love all the shadows in the lace images.

deemallon said...

oh it is so, so much bigger than I thought. How wonderful! maybe the dark interior will reveal longing? the longing space, table and wall, the machine? or maybe the dark interior IS the space.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

Michelle..you can use a plain
hollow door as a long table.
you'd have to find someone to
haul it up the stairs...but could
then just put it atop a smaller
table when you are working on large
cloths...it's what i did for the
stitching on the Daughter Cloth...
OR, you can use an ironing board
too, if the cloth isn't too long???
i love the way white lace is
talking a lot about hidden or
inner spaces

Ms. said...

Oh...someday I'll take wide lens shots to show the actual limitations of the space--too much everything here but no energy for the clearing process...too busy just surviving day to day...with poetry and fiction writing, the blog, photography, e mail correspondence, inadequate basic maintenance, the garden and yoga. I used to have a big door but it was cleared for the last repairs and painting, There's just no room. But I will do this cloth in pieces if I have to and piece it together after. Judging by the still un-stitched "Eve of all Hallows" this one might take the whole nine months. No matter...only spirit!

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

well, to me, it is one that i
might want to be As Is...if i were making it. i love it. just as it is.

MulticoloredPieces said...

Hi, Michelle. The shadows around the old lace add an interesting element. White calling forth the dark. I wonder how one could keep the shadows?
best, nadia