. . . luv 'n stitches for our tired old world

Crochet me a closet


Ahhh yes…
gotta ❀ this cleverly crafted poem
by Kae @ Buckets on a Barefoot Beach
It reflects the story of my life… LoL πŸ˜‰ πŸ™‚ πŸ’œ Jackie

Buckets on a Barefoot Beach


I keep looking for that closet

where

all the strands

of my life

are wound into neat balls,

waiting to be knit–

tidy patterns on shelves

and yellow and green skeins

and every assorted thing

crochet hooks,

and needles in a cushion

and pinned decisions

laid out as neat as

freshly-fallen snow angels

wearing home-made sweaters…

only to find

the door ajar,

buttons askance

and cross eyed tomcats

laying drunkenly next to a pair of hockey sticks

misplaced in a field of catnip

Darn it!

Where are my socks?

Somewhere, I suppose,

behind rose-painted thimbles

which hold enough lace and grace and strawberry wine

to sew me

a picnic in summertime

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23 responses

  1. Thanks so much for the reblog:)

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    December 5, 2017 at 12:04 am

  2. Pingback: Crochet me a closet β€” knitting with heart | nz

  3. Always beautiful to drop by. Peace on all your endeavours and journey.

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    December 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm

  4. This blog is always a delight to visit. Happy Holidays.

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    December 9, 2017 at 9:22 am

    • Merry last 2 weeks ’til Christmas, Eugenia πŸ’•πŸŽΆπŸ™πŸ’πŸŽ„πŸŽπŸ’• Thank you for your encouraging words! πŸ™‚ πŸ’œ Jackie@KWH

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      December 9, 2017 at 9:33 pm

  5. Darling pic…and charming poem…😊

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    December 9, 2017 at 11:38 am

  6. Its so.nice to bump at some piece of writing every now and then which we can totally relate to…

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    December 10, 2017 at 5:48 am

  7. I’ll bet you could knit a closet! You’ve done almost everything else. It amazes me when I go back over your site. Have a very Merry Christmas, Jackie! And a peaceful and Happy New Year! ❀ ❀ ❀

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    December 17, 2017 at 3:39 am

    • Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & happily peaceful New Year too, dear Anna ❀ Thank you for all your encouragement! You are always a blessing, to me πŸ’•πŸŽΆπŸ™πŸ’βœ
      Speaking of closets… You know those cartoon closets where the door opens and everything spills out? That's what my knitting's like… LoL… Hubby says I've a pile of yarn/knitting in every room of the house. An exaggeration, of course, but my knit-magination's gotta roam free… so I'm working on it! πŸ˜‰ πŸ™‚ πŸ’œ Jackie@KWH

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      December 17, 2017 at 4:33 pm

  8. πŸ’•

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    January 5, 2018 at 6:55 pm

  9. πŸ’•

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    April 5, 2018 at 4:23 am

  10. Clever, and Nice! Kudos, my Dear. πŸ™‚

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    October 18, 2018 at 6:39 am

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