Haiku: Imperfect Beauty

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Such gritty texture –
love the vintage wood and paint.
A sign from days past…

Are there any other fans of vintage out there?  Do you like things that are worn, chipped, rusted, or otherwise distressed, like I do?  I just think there’s something special about these worn looks – a story lingers in imperfect surfaces.  I feel that way about wrinkles and scars on bodies, too.  They tell part of our story…

I hope you have a wonderful weekend, dear readers!

Warm regards,
Melody

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4 Comments

  1. Posted June 6, 2013 at 12:11 pm by Jo Murray | Permalink

    worn and battered things
    beauty with a history
    Move me to create

  2. Posted June 6, 2013 at 8:57 pm by Melody | Permalink

    Jo,
    Lovely! You have a way with words. :] You’ve given me a great idea for next month’s haiku, so please stay tuned!
    Melody

  3. Posted June 7, 2013 at 12:01 pm by Beth Nielsen | Permalink

    Beautiful photo!
    My firs thought was the line from the B-52’s song (Love Shack) – “Tin, Roof, Rusted”. LOL – thank you; you brought a smile to me today and I needed it!
    Beth

  4. Posted June 9, 2013 at 9:01 pm by Melody | Permalink

    Beth,
    Thank you! Glad I could bring a smile to your face. :]
    Melody

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