It's great. Really enjoyed it. Evokes music, actually. The use of the wrought
iron bench seems to indicate "faith" or something extremely solid like
"belief". The old belief has become "rusted" and difficult to remove. The
change of bench involves struggle and discomfort but it has been worth it.
Building something newer is felt as real accomplishment, and the heavens water
the scene with approval. Write some more. ("noisy" not "noisey")
On 09/07/2013, at 8:15 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
> The wrought iron bench
> The night was hot and I could not sleep ---
> Or perhaps I just had to build the new bench from the kit.
> The previous one had rusted so, that one day
> when I sat down, I crashed through to the patio stones below.
> It was finished. In the morning, after some rain, I went out
> to sit on the new bench in the sparkling sunlight,
> a summer morning such as on one day long ago, we drove off to the beach.
> It had rained and there were some drops of water on the seat.
> Now I was sitting, the dampness tickling across my bottom.
> Now I was damp with ocean water, on the beach. I did not mind.
> Above, rising in the wind, there were noisey seagulls
> flying over me, flying over the waves.
> Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000]
> See my Leibniz site at
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