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Wood Vessels

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Bodark Obed Edom

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Print of Obed Edom framed in a re-purposed osage-orange (hedge, bodark, or bois d’arc) fence post

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“Rootrill” I hope that you will forgive me for posting an eleven minute song in the twenty first century.  Mostly, I hope that you enjoy it.

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arc contain glow

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seen through scene

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bois d arc meteorite

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slanting even evening light

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ancient bone star dust

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deere ghost sheep goat add straw and mix well

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cross turn

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years unfurl in the eternal present

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young hands dextrous

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core sample of stored solar energy

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made vacant for gold

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quince roots herbs leg

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reamed tapered tapped turned twisted sunk fitted formed around

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concentrate earth line essence

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absorb the sun and use it for life

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pull transfer motion

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dividing even unto cambium and xylem

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layers and layers

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learn purpose practicing discipline

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stop motion

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frozen movement osage root as it once reached

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three forms of light

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hand in hand you who once swayed

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ancient releasing story

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the turning of light upon the solar bank countless voices scratch and turn

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golden hands once full wait for wisdom

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new moon forest window

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tall down cut stack turn stack down

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erth-maker here we bend here we grow

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establish converge into order dust scratcher

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welcome the new bird and fare thee well

There is a deeper root

Silver Trumpet edit
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Spout Root Spoon Route

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Black walnut spoon with carving and ebonizing.  It is for sale if you would like it.

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spout root15Osage Orange long handled spoon.  It too is for commerce.

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Here is a little of that walnut spoon before it was finished.  The black or ebonizing is made by brushing a little bit of vinegar that has iron oxide (rust) dissolved in it.  It reacts with tannic acid in wood and turns black on contact.

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Now that our does have freshened with the wholesome milk of provision we have soap abounding.  It’s good stuffspout root05 spout root06

Try Mend Make

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Spoon Root

Pear and osage.  Pot and spoon.  Turn and carve.  Root and hold.  Turn to bread.

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carven pear wood spoon

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roots grab earth

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grow tall

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charred a little for contrast

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carved with prairie dwellers

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wheat and bluestem on an osage vessel

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also burned a little prairie fire

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with the remnants of earlier dwellers

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light as a feather

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another pear wood spoon