There is a brokenness
Out of which comes the unbroken,
A shatteredness out of which blooms the unshatterable.
There is a sorrow
Beyond all grief which leads to joy
And a fragility out of whose depths emerges strength.
There is a hollow space too vast for words
Through which we pass with each loss,
Out of darkness we are sanctioned into being.
There is a cry deeper than all sound
Whose serrated edges cut the heart
As we break open
To the place inside which is unbreakable
And whole,
While learning to sing.

-Rashani

“worldly goods: security, order, happiness, contiguous numbers that, once they were added together, might resemble love, almost be love. But they were not love, and these doubts increased her confusion, because she was also not convinced that love was really what she most needed to live.”

-Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

Hi. God, I hate small talk and I hate that it usually involves the weather but, hey, it is finally starting to feel like Fall here in Southern California and I like it. Unfortunately, I’ve been stuck indoors either at work or studying for school lately so I’m hoping to spend some time outside this weekend (even if it’s just on my front porch, reading). Anyway, here are some amazing art installations that imitate weather. I wish there were a cloud in the middle of my room that I could get lost in…

images via Flavorwire

1. Berndnaut Smilde, Nimbus II

2. Antony Gromley, Blind Light

3. Olafur Eliasson, Your Rainbow Panorama

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