vintage afternoon


it wasn't just the book
that held her
enchanted

her grandmother's embrace 
and her barley sugar voice
murmured through the green velvet
afternoon

***

I went to an exhibition the other day "Vintage, Design with a History" it really moved me. Juxtaposed with all these funky old stories revived were all the 'pretend old' toxic 'distressing' jeans, furniture and more - it was. Distressing. We want beyond the anonymous manufacturing, but we manufacture the beyond. Bring on the real soul in your stuff. 

Love up something you sit on or wear today!

:) Kaye

p.s. I wrote something more about the exhibition here in Girlfriends Guide to Zurich