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Ok let’s get down to it as the priest said to the altar boy. I recently ‘found’ a copy of B S’s 2011 Femme Fatale tour on dvd. 444 more words

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A Useful Idea

The word Sabi has changes over the years. Originally is was a slightly longer word in Japanese, the word sabishi. In the simplest terms, that old word meant solitary or lonely. 173 more words


Busosanseong: Where the Baekje Kingdom Fell

The town which is now called ‘Buyeo’ in Chungcheongnam Province was once known as ‘Sabi’, and it was the third – and final – capital of the Baekje Kingdom. 659 more words


A Definition of Sabi

In Wabi Sabi for Writers I said that sabi “was refined over the years to emphasize a state of receptivity, fostered in remote natural settings.” The legendary Japanese poet Basho was among the first to use the word and he did so to distinguish his style of poetry from others. 353 more words


The purpose and meaning behind "Wabi-Sabi-Mind"

Ever since I was little I always felt a little off. Not quite depressed, not quite content. Just off. Don’t get me wrong, I have lived a luckier life than most, and I’m thankful for my existence (most days, that is, ha.) Yet, somehow I’ve never been able to put the way I’ve always felt into words. 654 more words

carved into rock (haiku)

carved into rock – 
a cow path 
and the sound of bells


Linked to Carpe Diem Writing Techniques #7: Wabi-Sabi.  Not entirely sure that this hits the mark, but I like it, so I’ll keep it.   224 more words

Wabi Sabi #lonely #homeless #haiku

alone with my fears

oars barely strike the surface

boat is shoaled


can you spare a dime

my eyes hunger for the past

my cart empty… 162 more words