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The Beautifully Written Word…Excerpts from Books

From the Calligraphers Daughter..by eugenia Kim

“Men need water to live, but they cannot move as it does. Women are like the water that flows, feeds and travels over and under man’s two feet stuck solidly in the earth. We are liquid. It is from us that he emerges, drinks and grows. And so,” said mother, brushing aside my hair sprouting wildly from restless braids and bronze combs, “when your father seems gruff, I want you to remember this. Women are especially blessed in a way that man can never grasp. Keep Gods love in your heart and remember this always..”

..For one so young, the boy showed remarkable communion with the brush. he had a natural instinct for pressure and stroke as if his little boy’s arm possessed an ancient sage’s wisdom of the correct life force needed to express harmony between letter form and its meaning…

…There were many rules- all seemingly created to still my feet, busy my hands and quiet my tongue…

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