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Aggrandizing the damages

At points, the city is broken.


It is inevitable, but as it happens, we can practice kintsugi. In kintsugi, we aggrandize the damage of an object by filling the cracks with gold. 32 more words


Pied Beauty

Glory be to God for dappled things –
++For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;
++++For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; 437 more words



i often think of tooth picked ribs and you and him and I
and how i cannot write like you, him and i

this time ‘i’ is not a capital, for i do not deserve the sentiment… 346 more words

glimses of my kintsugi soul

I was just chatting with one of my friend, about old friendships, about my stubborn nature, about how many friends I had lost because of my pride. 525 more words


The Japanese have an artistic tradition of mending broken ceramics, specifically those used in the Tea Ceremony, with gold.  It is called “kintsugi… 1,180 more words

Random Thoughts

Mended ~ A Journey of Sorts

I recently read Mended by Anna White; a collection of essays, each one written like a personal journal entry. I was drawn to read this book after reading a blog post written by the author in which she explained about kintsugi, the Japanese art of beautiful repair. 378 more words

Book Reviews

Musings On the Past Imperfect

Recently, I started taking interior design courses at Parsons The New School for Design. A few weeks ago, my professor – an architect and interior designer – made what I thought was an interesting remark: “I only install white marble kitchen countertops for European clients. 805 more words

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