When the neighbor threw out a moldy, broken lawn ornament, I couldn’t resist making it my weekend project. And since it is National Poetry Month, I decided to give this baby a poetic spin.
Bleach + Spackle= a clean slate.
She’s about the size of a basketball.
Not sure why I didn’t take more pictures DURING the process.
This is after acrylic paint and hand-lettering.
The text is from the opening of Mary Oliver’s “Blossoms”:
the ponds open
like black blossoms,
swims in every one;
everywhere: frogs shouting
Also affixed a silk flower with Gorilla Glue and then sealed the whole thing with clear coat.
Here she is hanging out on the back lawn.
I’m hoping she is a good muse.