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This Saturday 14 July join me at the 12th Annual East of the River Exhibition. (That’s the Anacostia River.)

12 to 6
Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC

left to right: curator Terence Nicholson, gallery wall, my spade pot with poem

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impressed in a spade-shaped vessel

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Words are from a poem by Alla Bozarth, photographs by me.

How did I forget to make a little bowl and cup for my newest junior nephew! He had to ask. He is a Year of the Snake customer.IMG_0823[1]

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but where I see “whiskey sipper,” you may see:

ramekin, tea-bag holder, seed-starter, creamer, egg cup, salt cellar, olive pit pit, tooth fairy beaker, earring catcher, aspirin dispenser, espresso cup, guitar pick holder, change collector, key receptacle, totem…

Twelve to eighteen dollars. Some are wood-fire products, and that’s special.

We drink from wells we did not dig. We warm by fires we did not kindle. And there’s a lot more stuff we use that we just got somehow….

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When you’ve finished salad or dessert, you see a one-word message — a wish, a blessing, a plea. I’m working on sets of eight.