A Practice in Wabi-Sabi

July 17, 2012

WabiSabiHair

I am just about two months in to dreadlocking my hair. It is a daily reminder of my commitment to Wabi-Sabi – finding the beauty in that which is perfectly imperfect. I could go into details about how individual locks are starting to marry each other for life at the roots – and more than a few are straight-up having a pretty fierce orgy with each other that I have to go in and break up with force. But I won’t. Instead I’ll say this – my hair is imperfect, impermanent and incomplete but I think it’s pretty beautiful.

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