Shawn L. Bird

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poem-bring spring November 10, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:02 pm
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First snow

falls outside,

but I focus on spring

blooming on my ottoman

stems set in Aalto’s iconic vase,

a miniature Finnish lake,

and knit.

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This is an Iittala vase designed by Alvar Aalto in 1936 and made at the Iittala glassworks factory in Karhula, Finland.  Once upon a time, I lived in Karhula. (I learned to knit there, actually).

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