Open Studio planning: trying to get the invitation wording just right

What I really want to say is
come, see my art

I am excited and nervous to share
it with you
so I bribe you with drinks and
hors d’œuvres

in the hope that you’ll spend a moment
looking at my paintings
and maybe
some of you
will even like them.

But most of all I hope that those of you who
keep your opinions to yourself.

More wine?

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7 Responses to “Open Studio planning: trying to get the invitation wording just right”

  1. Jul says:

    Don’t worry, this isn’t really going to be in the invitation. I haven’t gone that crazy yet.

  2. TJ says:

    But it’s perfect!! Really it is. I don’t think it’s crazy at all…
    Love this post!!

    Best wishes for a huge turnout.
    From Ochsenfurt,

  3. Jul says:

    Thanks, TJ. :) I’m waffling between being worried that not enough people show up and being worried that too many people show up. Driving myself a wee bit crazy in the process.

  4. You had me at “more wine”.

  5. Jul says:

    @HH – Whew, I know I’ll have at least one person turn up, then.

  6. Jen says:

    I really like the poem. It sums up just how open studios feels. Best of luck!

  7. Jul says:

    @Jen – Thanks! Only a week away now. The butterflies have moved into my stomach permanently.

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