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29 June 2010

School

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School

They lie to you at school,


To make of you a fool


They really only want you,


For the labor pool,


They only teach you stuff,


They think you ought to know,


When you’ve learned enough,


It’s time for you to go,


Now you have to work,


There is no time for play,


You simply cannot shirk,


If you want to earn your pay.

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Wabi Sabi

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Wabi Sabi
My darling you’re imperfect,
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In every single way,
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You have the kind of smile,
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That darkens any day,
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You frighten little children,
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When they come out to play,
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Your countenance is glorious,
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Your anger to inveigh,
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Your temperament's notorious,
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But I love you anyway.
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Wabi Sabi is a comprehensive Japanese world view, or aesthetic, centred on the acceptance of transience. The aesthetic is often characterised as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete" - One of its central precepts is that imperfection is itself beautiful. I thought I'd take this concept and stretch it a little...
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