Wabi-Sabi


An excerpt copied from a quirky book (Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s An Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life) that excerpted it:

Sabi: a mood – often expressed through literature – of attentive melancholy.

Wabi: a cozier, more object-centered aesthetic of less as more

Wabi-Sabi: As a single idea, wabi-sabi fuses two moods seamlessly: a sigh of slightly bittersweet contentment, awareness of the transience of earthly things, and a resigned pleasure in simple things that bear the marks of that transience.

I feel wabi-sabi right about now: so happy that I know there’s bound to be a come-down round the corner, so happy that that’s okay.

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Author: lichone

Ethics by Enid Blyton; physique by deep-fried things. I think we all have an instinct to tell stories and to build things and relationships,

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