Friday, February 5, 2010

Stagger Shelves & Robert Hass

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These Stagger shelves are stunning!

"Crafted in durable Canadian birch hardwood ply, Stagger has a triple gloss top coating. It flaunts open shelves with glass-door showcases and lower drawers. A gap that makes its way from the lower to the upper part of the product not only makes it look more artistic, but also allows for more storage. Eight weeks of labor goes into its making and you get all the pieces signed by the artist, who makes it."
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First Things At the Last Minute
by Robert Hass

The white water rush of some warbler's song.
Last night, a few strewings of ransacked moonlight
On the sheets. You don't know what slumped forward
In the nineteen-forties taxi or why they blamed you
Or what the altered landscape, willowy, riparian,
Had to do with the reasons why everyone
Should be giving things away, quickly,
Except for spendthrift sorrow that can't bear
The need to be forgiven and keeps looking for something
To forgive. The motion of washing machines
Is called agitation. Object constancy is a term
Devised to indicate what a child requires
From days. Clean sheets are an example
Of something that, under many circumstances,
A person can control. Ther patterns moonlight makes
Are chancier, and dreams, well, dreams
Will have their way with you, their way
With you, will have their way.
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2 comments:

Clara said...

i really want those shelves. REALLY REALLY. i wonder how much they are. i'm sure i couldn't afford them, but you never know. :)

LBeezee said...

Aren't they STUNNING?! I love the lines (clearly).