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All that, much more… or rotten potatoes-16.6.2013


There's life on Mars! ©copyright2013owpp

There’s life on Mars!
©copyright2013owpp

I had forgotten a bag of potatoes in my balcony.
They were partying while beauty was in the making 🙂
Two months later these were the results.

Enjoy the scenery!

All that, much more… or rotten potatoes
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Wearing the hats of an Ascot race
Tentacles stretching out in a plea
Clamoring the human race
For ostentation and allure,

Whichever way you look at me,
Flash your interpretation through
The lens of your soul.
See the bumps and cracks,

Flesh withering, rotting back to life,
Wrinkles and scratches,
Abandoned at a party in a pantry…
Forgotten to nature happening…

To the unfold of beauty in the making.
See it all in its synchronicity.
Love me for I am forever returning.
Expanding, growing…

A reflection in the firth of your desires.
See all that or… decay with no glory.
A smell to toss in an instinct of preservation
Applying the laws of order and cleanliness

Never questioning the
Possibilities of magic happening,
Foulness dissolving into beauty
Mold, as a compass to our mien (1)

Sprouts, extensions to barriers
Crevasses, detour… the scenic route
Catch even a glimpse of life on Mars
Or the gossiper thriving on some

Dripping, luscious, slippery news.
All that and much more, for every eye
Has a story, every mind a book.
Or, just take a glance and toss

Without a second thought,
The rotten potato.
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Mien (1)

1. Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind: “He was a Vietnam veteran with a haunted mien” (James Traub).
2. An appearance or aspect.

[Alteration (influenced by French mine, appearance) of Middle English demeine, demeanor, from Old French, from demener, to behave; see demean1.]

potato art  ©copyright2013owpp

potato art
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potato spider ©copyright2013owpp

potato spider
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bumps & crevasses...the scenic route ©copyright2013owpp

bumps & crevasses…the scenic route
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old age :) ©copyright2013owpp

old age 🙂
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potato plants gossiping ©copyright2013owpp

potato plants gossiping
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tentacles stretching out in a plea ©copyright2013owpp

tentacles stretching out in a plea
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potato map ©copyright2013owpp

potato map
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resilient ©copyright2013owpp

resilient
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isn't life quite something? ©copyright2013owpp

isn’t life quite something?
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abstract ©copyright2013owpp

abstract
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the caller ©copyright2013owpp

the caller
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Hey!There IS life on Mars! ©copyright2013owpp

Hey!There IS life on Mars!
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Spider monster!!! ©copyright2013owpp

Spider monster!!!
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Beauty revealed ©copyright2013owpp

Beauty revealed
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The Royal Ascot... ©copyright2013owpp

The Royal Ascot…
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Perpetual entrance ©copyright2013owpp

Perpetual entrance
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About oawritingspoemspaintings

A lover of poetry, abstract and realistic painting, music, good writing, languages, Italy, photography, holistic therapies, natural lifestyle and fully living the moment.

18 responses »

  1. So, that’s what life on Mars looks like…and the eye of the potato has seen it all.

    Reply
  2. Catherine Johnson

    That was a fun alien. Wonderful post and poem.

    Reply
  3. Potato art – what a neat concept. These photos are so interesting and the analogy of sprouting in the poem is quite clever!

    Reply
  4. You must really love potatoes? 🙂 But I’ll give yhou large credits for the idea!
    Exiting, indeed!

    Reply
    • No, I don’t! Funnily enough I’m allergic to them but my family isn’t.
      The creativity came from a photographer (blogger) who encouraged me through the readings of his posts to look at details & notice them, hence…this post.
      So, the credit goes to him…
      Thanks for taking time to read & comment.

      Reply
  5. Wow, wow, wow! These photos are quite scary, but then oppositely beautiful, because they show such a creative mind!

    Reply

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