But how long is deep?
soon will always become when–
stone wind and rain light.
The earth follows, listening–
root and seed walking on air.
Suzanne at “On the Road” asked us to think about the concept of Wabi Sabi. She quotes Andrew Juniper: ” Wabi-sabi is an intuitive appreciation of a transient beauty in the physical world that reflects the irreversible flow of life in the spiritual world.”, noting how important this idea is to writing haiku.
The art came from some work I was doing on wet rice paper that bled through; I had put it on a piece of watercolor paper to keep it from tearing. After it dried and I lifted it off, I found that the impression underneath made an interesting shape, and I added a bit more paint on top to intensify the color.
And then I went to see what the Oracle had to say about it all.