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Washed wall with stenciled poem ... Yes, the last line is covered by the bench as the bench was purchased years later; after the poem was written. I would never paint over the last lines of the poem written by daughter so the perfection has to be seen in the imperfection ... here is the last line:

"among the cobbled stones strewn with sun and rain" ....

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tmklein1 wrote:
What is the entire poem? I love the wall. - In the photo the top lines are cut off.
   Comment   August 3, 2012
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Hi there,

The poem was written by my daughter about my garden. Here is the poem:

"I watched them fall from knotted honeysuckles:

bead glass,

collecting in puddles of satin
fireflies and silk moths.

A spiders threaded amber stars
to the hem of dusk,

while I was twined in the leaves
of a garden,

among the cobbled stones
strewn with sun and rain."

The bench was placed against the wall later and so the last line is covered. Someone commented about that one time, but, my answer is that sometimes you have find the perfection in the imperfection. I cannot paint over my daughter's poem. I am sure you understand.

Have a great day!
August 5, 2012 at 6:43am   
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