goodbye flawed darling
clumsy/crude love hurtful/HERE
In the name of God.
It is too loose, too informal, the construction patterns which control its detailed shape are not harmonious enough, not disciplined enough …
Yet still, this building has just the beginning of a spirit, a hint of a touching quality, which is at least a few steps down the road.
~Christopher Alexander, The Timeless Way of Building
You are a mess, and you know it.
But you hide it beautifully.
~Henepola Gunaratana, Mindfulness in Plain English
Pairs of blond butterflies dance outside my window—
a bumble bee gentleman cuts in.
Branches keep a tune I cannot place, some classic resurrected.
The blackbird chaperone swoops down to maintain proper distances.
Nature is having a ball.