I'm not sure what the pieces are. They look like elements from a children's toy. Or some baking tool (now why do I say that when I wouldn't know? Anyhoo...) But what's significant are the writing on them. These works are from a period of time -- though it wouldn't surprise me if it's still ongoing -- when Bill was trying to inscribe poetry on everything in the universe. I do love poets with ambition! Here's a detail:
... for a pattern to explain what, says the last line. Mysterious but evocative such that one wants to speculate on what the line means, which is to say, inhabit the line -- ever a desired goal by poets. So go ahead: inhabit and speculate!
Anyway, I've had these pieces on the bookshelf for years. I didn't really know what to do with them except to shelve them in the poetry section of the library. But with SitWithMoi, I now realize what they are. Dear Readers, these elements form nothing less than -- drum roll please for the global introduction -- THE ALLEGREZZA BENCH (with side tables!). Entonces:
Very kewl, yes? The Poet With Chairs thinks so! She tried it out and found it, indeed, a very congenial sitting experience!
May we "shelve" a mini-book soon on THE ALLEGREZZA BENCH!
[Prov.: Gift from Poet-Furniture Maker Himself. Scale: Bench: 6" width and 1" depth; circular side tables have 3" diameters]