Friday, November 28, 2008

the cup of humanity

Teaism is a cult founded on the adoration of the beautiful among the

sordid facts of everyday existence. It inculcates purity and harmony,

the mystery of mutual charity, the romanticism of the social order. It

is essentially a worship of the the imperfect, as it is a tender attempt

to accomplish something possible in this impossible thing we know as


from The Book of Tea --- Kakuzo Okakura

Thursday, November 6, 2008


the wait
greater than the haste
allows for the earth
to do as it will

colours alive
shimmers of light
and the dance of life continues

we stand quietly
the farm resonates and grows
as we sink softly into the land