The Thing About Tea Parties

Music: Aki no Koto no Ha.
By Nishiyama Kengyo. Sequenced by John Kwasnik.

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The thing about tea parties is
A spare, pure, perfect
Plane for conversation,
A taste of taste.
Refinement is a quality of beauty,
The subtlety of simplicity
Inviting one to be,
Essence and water,
Substance and words.

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