I prefer pots. They don’t have to be weighed down with meaning. They are what they are, earth and chemistry. --from The Children’s Book by A. S. Byatt
I prefer the humility of pots
hands once of clay shaping clay dug by hands
creation dependent upon its potter
the mucked earth swirling into useful things
bowls, cups, basins, mugs, urns, and vases
made for the still-life beauty of each day
I love the mud, the wheel,...
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