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The Willow Poem

Every picture tells a story,
Like the Willow Pattern Plate,
Where two lovers dwell in glory,
And defied paternal hate.

By elopement from the castle
You observe upon the ridge,
Where the violent old rascal
Chases them across the bridge.

Tries to catch the rogue and whip him,
because he steals the daughter fair;
But the loving pair outrun him,
Let him languish in despair.

Thrown upon their own resources,
In a boat they emigrate,
To a splendid little oasis,
Near the margin of the plate.

Blue Willow Pattern Plate and Saucer

Dwell in peace, while unmolested,
In most perfect harmony;
Till at length they are arrested,
by her fathers army.

Then the tyrant lord appeals to
Law and with their power;
Caught, confined them,
they now have their meals too
In that horrid little tower.

When the pair are executed,
To appease their lord irate,
To a pair of doves they transmuted,
Still they fly upon the plate.

Every picture tells a story,
Like the Willow Pattern blue,
And true love will reign in glory,
To infinity! Adieu

Failure happens to those who are afraid to try again.

Another Willow Plate Poem



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Have you ever come up with a good idea while working with your handmade pottery and thought that you would like to share it with others? You have? Well, why not send it to us and we will add it to the tips page for all to see.

Handmade pottery can be a very gratifying hobby that produces fun and satisfying results. For many people it's an enjoyable release that is created by working an inanimate mound of clay into a beautiful work of art that you made through your artistic abilities.

The best way of starting out is to take a few lessons from Youtube. You will probably waste quite a bit in materials when you first get started. Figuring out how to truly make handmade pottery correctly and shape into what you want it to be can be quite an ordeal. The different tools that a normal shop will have can be fun to try. You will soon see which ones you like to use the most and then when you are ready you will know which ones to buy.

With the help of the internet, you can now purchase most if not all of your ceramic and pottery tools and supplies online. We are located far from any well supplied dealers and yet working with reliable ceramic and pottery suppliers online has allowed us to recieve most of our orders within a timely manner.

When you get all set up, just enjoy the hobby and have fun at it. Some people get pretty serious and start selling their creations at craft fairs and small stores, but others just like to create items for themselves, relatives, and friends. Whichever kind of handmade pottery you desire to endeavor, enjoy the hobby and have fun doing it.

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