The Eclectic Seamstress


She was eccentric and nostalgic

using brown shipping paper to capture;

tape, pin, snip, her hands fled deftly

Her mind clicked for an imaginative purpose;

is it a sailboat? is it a pair of sails?

The sewing needles ran

at the speed of thought. Straight lines,

folded edges, crisp corners

Pressed and smoothed an image began

to stand out from among the rest,

is it a setting sun or rising moon?

The triangles filled with thought

and the spinnaker sails arose into

curtained cloths.

 

Page 6, The Dreamer’s Soul, by Kathryn Aubrey

ISBN: 0-9747822-0-3, 2003

#sew #seamstress #poetry #Kathy Challis

 

Published by Kat Challis

Kathy Ann (Hughes) Challis Married in 1977 to Robert Challis-Oklahoma - still together Two daughters ages 43y and 39y and six beautiful grandchildren. Live in Texas. I love GOD and live life to its fullest. I am blessed beyond measure. I have family pets that give me a sense of devotion. Writing this blog has been an adventure of internal growth and I hope of interest to you.

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