Saturday, September 19, 2009

Remembrance cups

its you whatever a moon has
always meant
and whatever a sun will always
sing is you

A wedding deserves a token of affection to celebrate eternal love, but sometimes the nicest things happen all in a rush and no invites have gone out. And you want to remember.

Like the fall when a rare bird landed so close to you , you could see its heart beat beneath it's feathers. Or the moment when your baby said her first word. (This yellow butterfly cup says 'flutterby' on the reverse.)

Mr. Pricklepins. I remember the first time I saw a hedgehog. They are so small!

all the pretty birds dive into
the heart of the sky
all the fish climb through
the mind of the sea
Have you ever seen a bird's nest in your very own garden? This nest piece is actually more like a bowl. It would hold a nice portion of granola, (very nesty) or vanilla ice cream with caramel sauce. Maybe even a little whipped cream.

Or seen a fox dash across a clearing, his white tipped tail all lit up like a candle?
The reverse reads;
joy was his song and joy so pure
a heart of star by him could steer
Thank you for checking in to see my new cups. Let's light the fire now and put the kettle on.
all poetry courtesy of e.e. cummings


lilylovekin said...

Julie, the new cups are absolutely delightful. I want one or two or three!!!

sea-blue-sky & abstracts said...

What a lovely post - the cups are beautiful! Best wishes. Lesley

julie Haymaker thompson said...

Oh Julie sooo lovley I see my sister has stopped by to drool too!!

Pat said...

As fresh, so beautiful!!! pat

pammalu said...

sweetest cups! what a dear idea!! I'm still holding out to get my bunny (or bird?...can't decide now!) bust. must focus on target goal!
(eye wanders to cups...)

a mermaids purse said...

i love all ur pottery and illustrations-but especially mr pricklepins how fabulous, such a joy x

cabin fever said...

The new cups are wonderful, as are your beautiful sayings with them.

Nautre at it's best, my dear!

Julie Whitmore Pottery said...

Your comments mean so much to me, I want to thank you for taking the time to leave them......

Shelley said...

I should love to have such a cup to sip my tea....beautiful cups and words....


My Farmhouse Kitchen said...

LOVE the new cups. Such a wonderful idea. Remembrance of special occasions in people's lives.

The really are lovely.


Wish on a Whisker said...

I just love them all! ~Mandy

Vintage Fairy Tales Rebecka said...

Julie, this is so great, so much memories from my childhood, the life of Fairy Tales!

oldflowers4me said...

ooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhh my hands so over my heart are you making any more of these darling's to sell,im thinking id love 1 to sip my morning cup of jasmine tea out of......

Julie Whitmore Pottery said...

Yes, Joanne, more cups coming. and how i would love to send one to Australia.......

Katie Runnels said...

Your new cups are so dear! I adore the bird and sky pieces!! Do you have an album of work on flickr? I'll go take a looksee! xoxo

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