Based in Sydney, Australia, Foundry is a blog by Rebecca Thao. Her posts explore modern architecture through photos and quotes by influential architects, engineers, and artists.

Which are the words to choose*

Showing the Swarthmore Houses in Spring
which are the words to choose
he/she was a Borough Council member
they had cats/chickens/dogs/snakes (only one)
they didn’t believe in non-vegetable gardens
but you can
The house has been totally redone
only the memories remain

*Watching an adjacent house being shown to potential neighbors — an excerpt

Bob Small is a long time resident of Swarthmore living with his wife, and their cats, dogs, and chickens. His poetry, polemics, plays, etc. can be seen at


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