pastiche [pa-steesh, pah-]
1. a literary, musical, or artistic piece consisting wholly or chiefly of motifs or techniques borrowed from one or more sources.
2. an incongruous combination of materials, forms, motifs, etc. taken from different sources; hodgepodge.
I, of course, translated that to mean an incongruous hodgepodge, what else?
|Kay Davies photo, December, 2012|
what does it take to make such trees?
imagination, greens and cheese;
thought and planning, then more thought,
before we’d see what thought had wrought
a cheese ball’s what I planned at first
but, having neither ham nor wurst,
I thought I’d be a bit creative:
to shape a tree — one that is native
to BC’s coast where I was born (early one December morn)
The most incongruous part of the whole project is that I dreamt, even for one moment, that this looks like a tree, Douglas Fir or otherwise.
Then again, there's the part wherein I imagine any of my friends will want to dip a cracker into the above mixture this evening, then voluntarily eat it.