The frayed edges of these old books illustrate imperfection and impermanence with the passage of time. Time and use have softened the edges, but their beauty remains.
When I posted this to Instagram, I got to use the hashtag #lovelydeadcrap for the first time- woot!
I may have to actually throw these away soon. . .
I love sunflowers no matter what the stage of their life cycle. For me, there is beauty in their decay.