aesthetic and functional redemption of abandoned objects
I love trash ( diary of a gleaner)
I found a huge canvas covered with concert posters. This little geisha was hiding inside it.
She works at the dump too a few times a month, chasing the pigeons away. Met her today. She’s crazy beautiful – a peregrine mix, whatever that is, and she’s trained, partially, but still lives wild so I’m okay with that.
I was obsessed with the illustration for this song in the 1970 Sesame Street Album and Book. It was a cross section of the Oscar’s trash can underneath the ground with all his stuff. I would stare at it for hours wishing I lived there.
Apparently if you can pull this metal sword out of the jersey barrier at the transfer station you are the rightful Queen of the Dump.
or so the legend says
of garbage. I have been granted the privilegeof being a volunteer gleaner for crackedpots.org and ReClaim It. This means I get to go the Portland Metro Transfer Station, aka “the dump” and rescue all the great stuff that can be reused, repurposed and that’s just a cryin’ shame that someone threw away. It’s stinky and…Details