Sunday, 19 April 2015

seven things sunday: Seven Beauitful Words

1. Psithurism - the sound of the wind through the trees
2. Querencia - a place from which one's strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self.
3. Sensucht - "the inconsolable longing in the human heart for we know not what"; a yearning for a far familiar, non earthly land one can identify as one's home.
4. Kintsukoroi - "to repair with gold"; the act of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that piece is more beautiful for having been broken.
5. Kalon - beauty that is more than skin deep.
6. Tarantism - overcoming melancholy by dancing; the uncontrollable urge to dance.
7. Tsundoku - buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves, floors or nightstands.


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