30 April 2009


I read a post on The Altered Page.
It was

At his finest
& true to form,
an inspiration
as always

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So inspired
was I

I just had to join in

As we watched from afar

Down under the Southern Cross star

As the numbers grew

We thought,
was this all too good to be true?

And speaking of true,
as you know,

I’m tru blu

The weather was hot
waiting for this...stage two

Looking and waiting
for something to debut

Hoping for mould
or some rust to accrue

Alas came the wind,
the rain
and the lot

Hooray shouted I,
doing a dance on the spot

For my project of squat

Was beginning to rot

From 1-120 in a matter of weeks

That man from New York must be yelling some shrieks

Quite a following he has
and we all agree

That now we can’t wait till that stage number three!



Lynn said...

Judy, you are so funny and clever!
Seth will LOVE your poem and tribute to his disintegration project. Yours at least is falling apart. Mine still looks like it did when I started! (I didn't think about taking it apart to see the inards. But I doubt they are even moldy, but we shall see. We had very little "weather" to speak of...here in California. Yes, part 3 will be a riot of creativity from all over the world. This is such fun connection this way!!!!

LostLuggage said...

ohh Fabulous!! I love how you got some real live rotting in your bundle!! Can't wait to climb up and get mine down.. yeehaw!

Lumilyon said...

Lynne, you're not the only one. Larry's paper's are still looking pretty healthy. i reckon Larry is looking down and shaking his head in despair of my "daft"venture

Leslie said...

This is a wonderful post Judy! You are so clever. And I love what happened to your bundle.

Looking forward to the next step!

rivergardenstudio said...

What a fun post, I am smiling ear to ear... Roxanne

femminismo said...

Too wonderful, if that's possible, to produce a rhyme of the time, your project's been sublime! Next step: somewhere else with our decaying pages! - Jeanne in Oregon

DymphieM said...

Love your post, what a wonderful reveal

jaihn said...

"Hooray shouted I,
doing a dance on the spot"

"we all agree":
Judy's poem~post

Stephanie said...

Wonderful! story to carry us along with you and your bundle!!

also enjoyed a little Men at Work to start my day :)

Robyn said...

Your poem is such fun Judy and Le Petit Journal is yummy!

Anne, Bulles dorées said...

fantastic !! it's stunning !!!

Nikki Lee Anne Ghilain said...

I love the rot! This is so fun peeking in at all the reveals.

theresa martin said...

how clever and all that rot! love it.

Renee Howell said...

Wonderful post. LOVE the block letters with words of back and forth!

Ginny Gaskill said...

Loved your post. It kept me looking for more.

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Brilliant post had me rooting for rot AND for Seth, he's the man!
Part III should be positively thrilling too!

Lani Gerity said...

So much fun reading this post!
(No surprise in that!)

nancy neva gagliano said...

well, MAKE MY DAY!
I shouted a hooray!!

who is this clever
and articulate woman
of the word?
had all of you already heard?

her photos exquisite,
just making me pivot
as i dream of more
i'm forced to implore
and dig deeper into
this blog i adore!

Tiglizzyclone said...

How interesting a process! Now I want to make my own bundle!

Also, I wanted to say thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment.... sometimes I have thought seriously of giving it up... toooo busy, and then I think it is a lost in cyberspace!

Kimmie said...

This post could be the introduction to a 3 act play - I love your sense of fun and drama :)

Leslie said...

I had to come back to see that ruler. This is one big book!

Nice talking to you earlier.


Ro Bruhn said...

Yours has had tremendous results Judy, great red fungus. Our reputation as the wet state has disappeared and with water restrictions I can't even hose mine down. Can't wait to see the end results.

Karen Cole said...

Karen here. Yes, Karen.

Great post, you clever, girl. What a poet and I didn't even know it!

Joy and Kathryn said...

Ode to Seth's disintegration is great!! And your bundle has wonderful results.

Susan Tuttle said...

disintegration has never looked so beautiful:)


kecia said...

that was so cute with the rhyming. i have to agree, your project is looking pretty cool!

Chris said...


How you do it?
You must intuit!!

paris parfait said...

So you're a poet too? Very cute post. Nice to see how things break down when exposed to the elements.

Shelly said...

Your limerick style poems are a total hoot !! Your disintegration piece weathered beautifully. Can't wait to see what you do with it.
Hope you had a great MOTHER'S DAY !!

BT said...

I took mine down today, hooray. I'm going to open it up tomorrow and photograph the contents. I have photos of me and my parcel on my blog today:

If you need a laugh!!

Well done to everyone, such great bundles.

rochambeau said...

Your art is deconstructing very nicely Judy!! Like your poem too.
This is a fun post!
Hope you are well &
life is good!!


Alina Chau said...


Seth said...

There are not enough adjectives in the dictionary of art to describe you and your artwork and your endless well of creativity! This post is obviously close to my heart and your words and images just make my heart grow bigger. And yes...there were a lot of howls in NYC!