I had just finished having lunch at Haleiwa Joe’s, walked out past the roosters in the road and came upon this wonderful woodie. I asked the owner what the year and model were, but now I don’t remember what he told me. I think he said 1950-something. If you know anything about this beauty, please tell me! Ah, the endless summer joys of North Shore Oahu.
“Art doesn’t help people. People help people.” So says the caption of one of the street art images painted by Herakut, the German street art duo Jasmin (Hera) and Falk (Akut). See it at streetartutopia.com. Here is the Herakut art I photographed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire a few weeks ago.
On the wall (in quotes) is an excerpt from The Connoisseurs a children’s poem by Isle of Shoals poet Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) born in Portsmouth:
Oh look at the horses and people!
How they hurry and trample and fight!
I write poetry at writingwithoutahelmet.com.