“Das Schöne zieht einen Teil seines Zaubers aus der Vergänglichkeit.” (Hermann Hesse: Betrachtungen und Berichte II)
“Beauty draws a part of its magic from its transience.” – Hermann Hesse
Drawing on rose petal, by Emily
I looked a little irritated when my daughter peeled off a petal from one of the roses in my bouquet, but I was in a conversation and said nothing. A little while later she gifted me the rose petal back. – I smiled.