Good day

Thank you for all the complements on my shawl! It was fun to knit, the pattern was quickly memorized, and it is very satisfying to finish a project entirely of my handspun. Now I can finish my mittens in peace…

It’s going to be a busy day, but I finally found the poem I had originally wanted to post for the Silent Bloggers Poetry Reading, so I am sharing it now.
For The Moment
Life is simple and gay
The bright sun rings with a quiet sound
The sound of the bells has quieted down
This morning the light hits it all
The footlights of my head are lit again
And the room I live in is finally bright

Just one beam is enough
Just one burst of laughter
My joy that shakes the house
Restrains those wanting to die
By the notes of its song

I sing off-key
Ah it’s funny
My mouth open to every breeze
Spews mad notes everywhere
That emerge I don’t know how
To fly toward other ears

Listen I’m not crazy
I laugh at the bottom of the stairs
Before the wide-open door
In the sunlight scattered
On the wall among green vines
And my arms are held out toward you

It’s today I love you

-Pierre Reverdy
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