Ikebana   Not the flower itself but its patterning in cosmic space of a room   let it dance on invisible wire    delicacy of cut   of placement   lace blossoms together   tidy nature just a little   there must be shade a hint of darkness but one bud must always point to the sun   eye should rise to a mountain peak then draw back   consider re-consider the slope   follow the waterfall all the way down to where a village begins to show itself emerging from violet declivities and all suggested   by bend and buckle of branches a tension where there…

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