A Memory Entwined Within A House

Day 1 (A) ~ #BlogchatterA2Z challenge

All artwork is copyrighted by Lonely Canopy.

She walked along with the grandfather, while he supervised the construction of a boundary wall around the house. He picked up a stick and wrote her name, on the fresh cement wall … to bring a smile on her face.

Much has changed over the years, from emptied rooms, to shrinking menus, and minimized garden.

That scribbled name survives.   

#AtoZChallenge Day 1
A Memory Entwined Within A House

My Grandmother’s House

I received love……. That woman died,

The house withdrew into silence, snakes moved

Among books, I was then too young

To read…

Kamla Das

My Grandmothers House
Houses have souls, series.

 

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21 thoughts on “A Memory Entwined Within A House

  1. Beautiful! When I see names scratched into concrete, I always wonder what the story was behind that moment. ~Tui, dropping by from the #AtoZChallenge TuiSnider.com

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    1. Yes, indeed, it is fascinating to understand the memories associated with objects. It is such seemingly insignificant things that make us emotional and uniquely human.

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  2. Can’t decide what I love more…the writing or the sketch! Whenever I visit an old house, I always wonder about the lives of the people who built it and lived in it…Will be back for more. #A2ZChallenge

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    1. Thanks 🙂 … I’m obsessed with architecture and can keep exploring and writing about it 🙂
      Both sketches are made with black gel pen and copic pens, the second one is colored with watercolors and edited digitally to sepia tone .

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    1. Every one has these special attachments with houses … glad to know you remembered something nice on read this article 🙂

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