Daily Prompt: Michelangelo’s YOU – NO MARBLE REQUIRED

And the Daily Prompt says:

Your personal sculptor is carving a person, thing, or event from the last month of your life into the glistening marble of immortality. What’s the statue and what makes it so significant?

Photographers, artists, poets: show us SIGNIFICANT.

To which I have to respond: “Huh?”

Significant to whom? I don’t have sufficient ego for this one. Should I have it carved into stone that my heart is failing and without surgery I’ll die? How about discovering I can’t afford the surgery? Garry’s induction into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame was a biggie, but that’s him. I was just an enthusiastic guest.

I’m not enough of a sports fan to immortalize the Sox making it to the American League playoffs. It’ great, but immortal? Marble?

Significant enough to sculpt into marble? I don’t think anything I’ve ever done or will do earns a marble statue littering up a park. I suppose I could be another one of those big statues that people don’t recognize, but like to perch on while they eat a hotdog or rest their weary feet.

Waiting for someone to come and sit by me.

Waiting for someone to come and sit by me.

I’ve got a great idea. Make me a park bench, someplace tired people can take a break from life, the universe and everything. Put my little bench in a peaceful spot, under a shade tree, maybe overlooking a river or a dam. Don’t bother with a placard. No one cares. I don’t care, but if I can give someone a little bit of quiet and respite for the craziness of life, that will do. That will do very well.

Watching to river flow.

Watching to river flow.

 



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16 replies

  1. The bench with the rudbekia is so perfect, but perhaps you should be a tree instead – to provide nice soothing shade and mark the changing seasons as you do so well in your photos. Frankly I don’t think you should be sat on – not in any shape or form.

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  2. This is the first time I’ve visited your blog but I just wanted to stop in and say I really liked this post. A bench in a peaceful spot… what a thoughtful idea!

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  3. Ok Marilyn – on this one – I will give you a big ol’ hug & squeeze you tight. Love how you presented this one. I think that I’d make a good bench too. If I may be picky on the location – I will choose somewhere where it doesn’t snow or get too cold. Hmmm…perhaps a tropical island somewhere 😉

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    • Thanks. I wanted to add a picture but I can’t edit or post to my site. It’s either the WiFi (ISP) HERE at this terrific resort (ARRGGH!!!!) or McAfee or a general regional problem with WordPress, but it is affecting my husband’s computer too so it isn’t my physical laptop. This is all giving me a headache. I need a bench of my own.

      Took some great photos today BUT I CAN’T POST THEM!!!!

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    • Finally got those pictures in!

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