Scraping at the old paint. The mildew.
To the younger wood. The younger wood is wiser.
More wise. Has more wisdom.
More wisdom. Air-locked in the grain.
Young wisdom would tell me to lacquer the surface with varnish.
Vacuum the knowledge I’ve painfully gained.
Written Saturday, December 8th, 2012 @ Murphy’s.
Photo taken Sunday, May 16th, 2010.