The beauty in daily things

Taking what is, and seeing it as it is,
Pretending to no heroic stances or gestures,
Keeping it simple; being in love with light
And the marvelous things that light is able to do,
How beautiful! a modesty which is
Seductive extremely, the care for daily things.

Howard Nemerov, 1920 – 1991, Pulitzer Prize winning American Poet, Vermeer

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