Ephemeral sculpture just for me? Why yes…of course!

August 8, 2012

A nest came down this spring. I think it was a pigeon’s nest, and it could have been the dove’s, but it lay on the ground under the tree…disintegrating. In the meantime the pigeons/doves moved on to bigger and better trees with fresher and stronger branches.

I’ve been walking around the old nest, a sad little pile of twigs, and I’ve been thinking about reconstructing it, rebuilding it.

Today I did just that, with some copper wire, a flint pebble and those forgotten twigs.

Now these are some proper late summer herbaceous borders!
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3 Comments

  • Reply Joy Weese Moll August 9, 2012 at 5:22 am

    What a beautiful piece! It expresses, to me, the off-kilter ways that people (and other living things) come together to manage to create home and wholeness.

    • Reply Veronica August 9, 2012 at 10:52 am

      Thank you Joy and Catherine 🙂

  • Reply catherine llewellyn August 9, 2012 at 10:07 am

    nicely put Joy! love it

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