Saturday, July 30

we're always garden bound,

Happy Weekend love bugs,
The sun crawls in, the poet sheds his shelter, the puppy rolls by clover.  The smell of fresh bread enchants the baker's spout while the boy with lazy bones sighs for slumber.  Today is Saturday. The sky is special, and causing happy spells, while it scatters beams of heaven onto my lips.   All that grows blue inside of my brain is rejected when Summer dances. With such pleasant weather, it seems trite to choose suffering.   As my fingers press for juices in a lemon,  and my eyes wander over wagon wheels,  I sing the birds song. 


I sit here with cravings.  Cravings for the countryside, and the mountain brow, Cravings for the wild rock, and the shapely river. I am dreaming of my backside attached to an airplane.  I want to lend my hair to the ocean, while leaning towards sea creatures.  I want maps to lead me passed strangers, and even stranger languages.  I want to soften my shoes. I want to trip on foreign pebbles, and lick the plates of foreign food.   Beside the winter wood, I was born with a restless bag of bones.  I am not built for the simpleton gatherings, or the daily commute. I am garden bound.  

One day, I'll soak my temple in untried water.      Till then, I am young, and unfed. 
. . . .I must wait for my ticket. . . .
There are faraway lands I wish to comfort. There are moons I wish to coil. There are warm photographs of long-mane girls in flower gowns, I wish to become.  I watch the slides of my Mother's day. When the world was unbroken, and the girls dressed in garden splattered cloth.  Days of yore photographs seduce those who dream in flowers. How the, now vintage, fabric dance with the bodies of the frame. 

I can't play magic, and swing myself into the days of grooving. But I can, however, wear the cloths of Yesteryear.   A dress made of blooming petals, and 70's sentiments, causes me to become the long-mane girl dressed in the flower gown.    This dress, sent kindly from online vintage store Ravenous Creatures --is the chime of my closet.  The dress was tucked into a parcel, and caught my eyes two days ago.  The cloth is soft, like lamb fur, and the colors dance like a merry-go round.   As I pull the frock over my frame, I am caught,  caught by the magical tide. It's not often a dress can make you feel like home. But here, this posy-plucked uniform, tickles my spine, and brings me closer to the days of peace fingers, and radio you can sing to.   

Yesterday, Elizabeth(my peachy cousin), and the cinnamon boy stepped into the flower-decorated, water fountain sparkling, grassy park of Central Memorial.   The park is located in the pulse of the downtown. On the corner, there sits an ancient library, and sightly trees to snag your gaze.  The Park is a place to kiss the sunshine, and point your toes above water fountains.  

We wandered past bunches of petals, and statues built for the memory of airmen, and heroic people who fought for our lands. It's always nice to give our stare, and wonderment to the stories on these statues.   










We finished the day soaking our bellies with ginger ale, and smiling. Always smiling.

Thank you for lending your eyes.
((and Thank you Kimberly, and Ravenous Creatures for your support, and generous offering. xx))

Kisses !!
"Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?" *Emily Bronte*

what i wore
dress-  Ravenous Creatures
shoes- atseoul.com
hat- jessica simpson- ross for less $20

88 comments:

  1. Anonymous30.7.11

    adore that dress! AND YOUR WRITING

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  2. That dress is a beautiful array of colors! You are such a darling poet.

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  3. lovely outfit! you look soo cute :)

    http://chocolatefashioncoffee.blogspot.com/

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  4. You look so sweet! The socks are adorable with the sandals.

    Carmen Ri.

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  5. gorgeous outfit!

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  6. WONDERFUL BLOG!
    HI! my name's martina and I come from Italy... I'd like you visit my blog and if you want.... follow me! I wait you and your tips!
    Thanks! kisses, Marti! ;DDDDD
    Glamour Marmalade

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  7. Oh, I've been looking for the perfect wide-rimmed, black hat for a long time ... and I used to be such a "hat girl" when I was little, I need to get back to actually owning hats!

    You look lovely, as you always do. Have I ever told you, I love the peppering of freckles across your nose and cheeks? I used to have freckles like that, I don't know where they went ... outgrew them I guess.

    Hope you're well. <3

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  8. Your outfit is beautiful! The photos are just lovely. I'm really glad to have come across your blog too, it's wonderful and i'm following you back for sure!!!
    xxxxx

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  9. You write beautifully dear:) I love your outfit!

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  10. great shoes! and the purple socks are fab x

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  11. your vintage mood is sooo chic and great!I love the dress with belt and hat!well done..see u soon dear:)

    Patchwork à Porter

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  12. adorable dress!! You look stunning. :) x

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  13. loved your photos darling! your hair looks amazing and the color of your dress = wow.

    <3

    aberrantmoda.blogspot.com

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  14. That magical color in your socks is also available in a bright and fanciful nail polish that has caught my eye and refuses to let go. It's called "Planks to Know You" by OPI and is inspired by the shimmer in a mermaid's tail. Next time you want to tickle your fingertips I highly suggest it.
    spinnersendvintage.blogspot.com

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  15. You are a vintage fantasy in that dress! Love it with the lavender socks! xxAnisa

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  16. I like your dress,very pretty!

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  17. Looking as beautiful as always x

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  18. yay for purple socks! they make this outfit even better than it is!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  19. Oh bless! You look so adorable in these beautiful punchy colours. Like a character from a children's storybook :)

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  20. I love your outfit.
    http://xtheperfectmess.blogspot.com

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  21. Tons of beautiful pictures in this post! I really love the print on your dress. It's extremely 70's and awesome. Cute hat and adorable socks too.

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  22. Anonymous31.7.11

    You are a poet who should pen novels and stories and poetry. You also are beautiful, very rare. Must be good genetics or something! You are Special like the sun you talk of.

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  23. you dress beautifully and you write just as much too. <3 xxx

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  24. Only blogwalking. Nice to met your blog site.

    Dont forget to visit me back, wokey.
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  25. Wow, beautiful!!!

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  26. Very pretty and sweet looking, I love your black hat, it alwys looks so nice on you. . . . The garden is your place to be isnt it. Your a flower child.

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  27. love your blog. Your style and vibe are great. Please check mine out and if you like follow me back !

    http://www.clothesovercarbs.blogspot.com/

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  28. hey Amy, thanks for your words, glad to hear that:D i love your blog too btw, u got lots of cute outfits ! <3

    Journal J

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  29. You look like Ashley Tisdale :D
    Cute outfit.

    xoxo,
    http://fashiondollhousee.blogspot.com/

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  30. Gorgeous outfit! I'm captivated by both of your sense of style and your inspiring way of writing. It's so poetic and beautiful. :)

    http://reginachow.blogspot.com

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  31. interesting pictures! and the look is very unusual too, love it, and the socks-wedges combo is great :)

    xxx
    Daria

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  32. Poetic and beautiful, that dress is amazing!
    x

    http://twoforjoyvintage.blogspot.com/

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  33. I am very much in love with your style. Your blog is so cute and you're such an evocative writer that I'm now hooked and following via Google. The dress is beautiful and your sentiment behind it whimsically charming. Love love love it all!

    K oxoxo

    Ps. Thank you for your majorly sweet post comment, you're a complete doll :)

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  34. Your writing is so easy to read, i just love it. I also love the floral print of that dress! The hat was definitely the PERFECT touch :)
    xoxo

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  35. thank you :) nice look and pictures :)

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  36. I love your dress and the whole socks+sandals thing going on. I've just started my blog, please have a look when you can/ follow me. There should be some interesting posts on the way. Thanks x

    troubledchild-jaz.blogspot.com

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  37. Amy. Pretty.Pretty.
    LOVE BLOG.

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  38. I love your blog!
    www.thesocialbuyer.com

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  39. THANKS FOR STOPPING BY!!!! LOVE THE LOOOK AND THE BLUE SOCKS....FOLLOWING YOU NOW>>>FOLLOW BACK?????
    Chari T (deep fried stilettos)xx

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  40. Love your photos! And your dress <3

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  41. I love the way you write! The dress is also so pretty, it suits you so well! I am in love with your hair!
    xoxo

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  42. What a darling dress! You look beautiful! And I love your long hair!

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  43. i love the summery tones of your outfit and your poem ^___^ thanks for visiting my blog, following you<3 misstea & co.

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  44. wow, lovely outfit ! :) x


    sharpest-lives@blogspot.com

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  45. I love EVERYTHING in this outfit!

    definitely a new follower :)

    <3
    http://escapesweetest.blogspot.com/

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  46. i love your blog!

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  47. This is lovely! Your blog is also very beautiful (:

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  48. You have a great style!!! Love your outfit....

    I'm a big fan ... I visit your blog every day ;)

    Evi xoxo

    www.thenotebookofafashionlover.blogspot.com

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  49. Hi girl!
    I liked the close up photo! You're so sweet!
    amazing hat too!
    Kisses ~.~
    Flávia Cruz from Brazil!
    affairwithmycloset.blogspot.com

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  50. I love your shoes and your socks!
    You´re very beatiful! xD

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  51. Everything about this outfit is perfect, and I love your super cute freckles! xo

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  52. "One day, I'll soak my temple in untried water. Till then, I am young, and unfed.
    . . . .I must wait for my ticket. . . ."

    those lines, those words.. paired with that dress and outfit, pure genius and charm!! <3

    xoxo

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  53. So lovely!! Thanks for dropping by on my blog :) Check my latest post!!

    crunchy cheese me

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  54. This is a beautiful blog and your outfit is gorgeous too!!

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  55. love the socks and sandles and the whole outfit really!

    http://www.woodenheartbeat.blogspot.com/

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  56. your outfit kind of reminds me of a happier goth lolli look. adore it on you, especially the colours

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  57. those purple socks are the best!!

    so glad i found your blog! following :)

    lesleylavender.blogspot.com

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  58. I cant believe I'm THIS jealous of a girl as young as you! Oh you old soul Amy I love your writing, i love your pictures, i love everything about Flying a Kite and I mentioned this on my blog today if you wanna check it out:)

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  59. i adore the socks and heels combi!

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  60. thanks for the comment! lovely dress dear, and i'm following you too now;)

    Journal J

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  61. thanks for the comment! lovely dress dear, and i'm following you too now;)

    Journal J

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  62. I love your blog! I'm following you also on facebook and bloglovin'! Follow back if you want. :)

    http://destinationmoi.blogspot.com/

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  63. lovely lovely dress you look like ashley tishdale omg!


    http://hippiegonemad.blogspot.com/

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  64. Such a pretty dress! Love the matching socks :)

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  65. amy this is amazing!!

    you must be the queen of 70´s style!!

    LOL

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  66. 70's fashion is one of my fave in history, the brilliant colors and those awesome details


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    Indian handicrafts online

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  67. I love your blog :D
    I am following you! Take a look at my blog and, if you want, follow me too :D

    Kiss
    Lara

    http://lara-ilmondoamodomio.blogspot.com

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  68. love this outfit, socks, sandals and a floral dress: perfection


    Bow Dream Nation xx

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  69. Cute dress

    www.northernstyle.blog.com

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  70. Your freckles are beautiful. x hivenn

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  71. cute dress, love love the wedges and hat!!! :)

    xo Emma

    www.fromcitytocity-emm.blogspot.com

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  72. gorgeous! I love the contrast between the dress and the socks. I just discovered your blog but I love your writing style.

    jo @ slowcatharsis.blogspot.com

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  73. I love your hat; I have one just like it that I got at TJMax on sale for $7 a few years ago. Love the tie-detail on your dress collar; the colors are so bright and happy and do justice to your vibrant blogger personality! =)

    http://pinkchampagnefashion.blogspot.com/

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  74. Hey! Thanks so much for the comment on my blog! Love the dress girl. Perf!

    http://hopeafuture.blogspot.com/

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  75. You look beautiful as usual! Such a gorgeous dress, the fabric is amazing. Your freckles are so lovely too.

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  76. i admit it, i do. i'm totally lusting after that garden-gorgeous dress of yours up there. so much so ... that i even had to tell the tale of my garb greed over on my blog. take a look?

    http://bargainbex.blogspot.com/2011/08/thou-shalt-not-covet.html

    thanks for the summery sartorial inspiration - and i have no doubt i'll desperately be trying to imitate this lovely look all season :)

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  77. perfection all over! :)

    <3
    http://escapesweetest.blogspot.com/

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  78. I really have a soft spot for florals!!!

    Love the lilac socks as well. Super beautiful!

    XXX

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  79. your hair and hat are wonderful :)

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  80. Love the dress :)


    My blog
    xoxo Michaela

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  81. Love the writing Amy! And your tempting me to try some socks and sandals like yours!

    xoxo

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  82. thank you for the sweet comment on my blog. i see that you are on lookbook as well, i have one too. now following you dear. xo.

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  83. Those socks are so sweet! You look beautiful, what a smile! :)

    That quote on the chalkboard is brilliant!

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  84. looovely outfit!

    ithinkstupid.blogspot.com

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  85. love the pop of blue in your socks.

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  86. Love the combination of orange and purple!

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  87. Love the contrast of the socks and dress!! PERFECT

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  88. amazing dress <3

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