poems for a dollar.

Monday, September 27, 2010

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My lil sis lily decided to bring one of my typewriters
to the market to sell poems for a dollar.


I cannot even begin to tell you how big of a hit this was. There were people lined up just for a poem from lil. It was crazy. The poems were pretty clever very much like Dr Seuss mixed with cheezy hallmark cards. The idea was you pick a topic, and she writes a snippet of a poem. Here is one she wrote for some old man looking for a gift for his girlfriend.

I don't want to buy you something cheezy or corny.
so I wrote you this poem, which might just make you horny.
my hopes and my dreams
all revolve around you
and if you leave i will cry
and be ever so blue
so stay baby stay
please stay just for me.
I will take you away, we can sail on the sea,
you will see, have some tea,
your the pod to my pea,
stick around for good times,
fun for you, fun for me!


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This is proof of the last weekend at Pepper Place. It could not have gone better. One of my best friends Emmy traveled up from Florida to visit for a bit. We kicked booty at Pepper Place, then hopped over to the Greek Fest for some falafels and Greek doughnuts. There was also a film festival going on this weekend so we headed to the beautiful Alabama theater for a very interesting/creepy film about a family who taught there kids that cats were the devil and they were kept in their home learning improper meanings for words and interactions.

Check out a little more about Dogtooth the film here.
http://www.avclub.com/articles/dogtooth-director-giorgos-lanthimos,42525/

I hope your having a SUPER week.




11 comments :

  1. That's amazing! What a great idea, and a talented little lady! :)

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  2. haha rad! such a clever idea. id love to stumble upon someone with a typewriter creating poems for a dollar. that looks like a fun market, love your booth!
    peace & love.

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  3. Hahaha awesome, I love that! I would totally buy a poem.

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  4. Oh my goodness, that is the sweetest looking stall ever. I wish I could have been there to browse the wares (and buy a poem of course). I just gave away my typewriter before moving interstate. I am looking for cool markets around my new city, but haven't found much yet.
    Thank you kindly for dropping by my blog - I am so glad you lead me back to yours! It's a delight! :)

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  5. this is super neat! p.s. am I getting a letter back?

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  6. That's such a cute idea. Looks like you had a lot of fun as well. :)

    Little Sugar Monster

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  7. how cute is that poem idea! and i want that red hair color so bad!

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  8. That's a great idea! :) I love the set up of your booth as well!

    -Mia
    http://miafied.blogspot.com

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