The garden bench

There’s a faded garden bench I rather like
which sits against an old brown fence.
Its weather-worn slats, once painted “Mission Green”
are now sun-bleached grey and interwoven with Jasmine tendrils

This faded garden bench which I am rather fond of
sits on a carpet of dried leaves next to the vegetable patch 
…. quietly surveying the scene
…. watching over the garden
…. fading daily 
as the Jasmine commands more and more attention!

© 2012 Francesca Muir

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  • lisa | renovating italy November 1, 2012   Reply →

    Oh Francesca how gorgeous, I have a great image of a park bench at New Farm Park that has been totally engulfed by a tree with only the wrought iron end and foot still showing. Gorgeous photos, xxx

  • Francesca Muir November 1, 2012   Reply →

    Thank you Lisa – the more neglected the better I say! See you soon. Fxx

  • Lovely! I am cultivating one of these in my yard. Xcat

  • Jackie and Joel Smith November 1, 2012   Reply →

    Francesca, How I love benches and the stories they tell. I found myself as attracted to them in Italy as I was to the doors, door knockers and window boxes. Kindred souls, we are!

  • Francesca Muir March 29, 2016   Reply →

    Thank you xx

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