I have been in a procrastination for two weeks and more now in resistance to getting this post into shape and up. To be perfectly frank, I’m struggling with the idea of composing or posting anything. Mine is not the voice that needs to be heard in those moment. In the spirit of that consideration, […]

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My mind continues to swim in Japanese lore…maybe it always has done. A friend provided this wiki-distillate of mono no aware ~ paraphrased ~ a pathos or empathy toward physical things and a wistful awareness of transience. mono no aware (もののあはれ) ~ ‘the ah-ness of things’ or ‘an empathy toward things’ or ‘a sensitivity to […]

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