Kintsukuroi

Kintsukuroi

A Poem by Gaia Octavia

Fill my cracks with gold
so that I may shine
in all the broken places

© 2016 Gaia Octavia



Author's Note

Gaia Octavia
Kintsugi, also known as Kintsukuroi, is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with powdered gold, silver, or platinum.
As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. -Wikipedia

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Broken and shine that s wonderful idea. I love it.

Posted 7 Months Ago


Gaia Octavia

7 Months Ago

Thank you! Glad you like it ☺
Amazing! Short poem. Not many words... but you have a way to make them speak out (if that makes any sense... :/ ). Very good job! :)

Posted 7 Months Ago


Gaia Octavia

7 Months Ago

Thank you very much!
You should watch season five, episode eight of the X Files.

Your poem made me feel happy, in a nostalgic kind of way.



Posted 8 Months Ago


JohnsDavidburg

8 Months Ago

Smoke weed before you watch them.

An episode named "the post modern Prometheus" from .. read more
Gaia Octavia

8 Months Ago

Haha. I'm afraid my weed connections are long gone but I am so checking the episodes out 😎
JohnsDavidburg

8 Months Ago

this is so awesome and inspiring!!

Posted 9 Months Ago


Gaia Octavia

9 Months Ago

Thank you very much! 😊
it looks so simple and small, but it has so much meaning behind it. that is why they say dont judge a book by its cover, its just beautiful!

Posted 9 Months Ago


Gaia Octavia

9 Months Ago

Thank you so much! ☺ You are too kind.
Anjali

9 Months Ago

you're very welcome!😊
Awesome metaphor. Don't go getting soft on me, now!

Posted 11 Months Ago


Gaia Octavia

11 Months Ago

Who me? Never!
Ah I remember that from someone talking to me about it. It's kinda like that meat in a persons life. Everything can be broken but if you shine through the broke pieces of life and hold onto the quality in you, (or anyone) you shine beautifully

Posted 12 Months Ago


Gaia Octavia

12 Months Ago

Thanks for ur thought ☺
Soul Singer

12 Months Ago

No problem :)
Gaia Octavia

12 Months Ago

😆 .
I liked the hope and the wish of the poem. Gold would make the cracks shine bright. Thank you Gaia for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Gaia Octavia

1 Year Ago

Thank you for your kind review
Coyote Poetry

1 Year Ago

You are welcome.
i love this so much. i want it framed on my wall, and engraved on my tombstone.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Gaia Octavia

1 Year Ago

Thank you very much 😊 The pic isn't mine but feel free to print and slap it on ur wall 😉
This is very innovative writing.Great piece

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gaia Octavia

1 Year Ago

Thank you ☺

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