close to flowers

On the capacity to be little.-

One must be as close to flowers, grasses and butterflies as a child, who does not tower over them. By contrast, we adults have grown too big for these things: we must descend and condescend to them. I think that all the while we are declaring our love to the grasses they must be h a t i n g  us.-
Whoever wants to partake of e v e r y t h i n g that is good must at the given hour know how to be little.

Nietzsche in Human, All Too Human.

Rosa Pimpinellifolia (thorny) series of 16 drawings graphite on paper 92x61cm each. from Marjolijn van den Assem on Vimeo.

zie: serie(s)
zie: Rosa Pimpinellifolia (thorny)
zie: Foxgloves and Snapdragons
zie: Smilax(Struikwinde)

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