soft study

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I have a fondness for the inconsistent greys of birch tools, the shattered flecks of ocean colored glass set in porcelain, the overcast blur of winter light,

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the concern of emotion that can be stitched in wool,

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the soft glow of linen, the comfort of bare feet, the roundness of tummies,

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the milkshake of that pink,

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the curiosity of pose, the tiny cotton flower crocheted with thread on that cold morning, just because,

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the cohesion of handmade,

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and if we can leave pants out of it, let’s leave pants out of it.

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Bright Moments

Taking a moment, slowing down, drifting back & forth between all the things that give me joy

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a little crochet,

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a little nerdy stitching for him,

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a little collecting, sorting, sifting & snarking,

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organizing like with unlike and scissors with scissors.

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Giving a quiet moment to memories, to sadness, to the background ache,

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to the melancholy that creeps in when something good, bad or indifferent, ends, begins or stays the same.

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Bright studio moments for not dead plants & for giant cones of red wool,

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and for creating tiny treats, small enough for a mouse’s pocket.

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Moments for loving grouchy grinches & for just plain love,

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and maybe a little extra moment for the love of 8 homemade butter mints.