Faculty and Staff Publications

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2008

Abstract

This collection of “aphlorisms” resulted from a search in my old manuscripts. At that time I was preoccupied everyday with noting down in my little notebook various interesting-to-me expressions that I heard or that came to my mind. Etymologically, aphorism + floral = aph(L)orism, which is a short reflection written on a floral design, or a short poetry accompanied by an artistic background. They are colorful contemplations. Maximus in minimis (Lat.) means very much in very little [max in min], or condensed thought, or ideating essence. They are actually maxims, adages, sayings mostly in one line (uni-stich) with a title, as a metaphoric statement, a breathing momentum that oils our soul. This volume gives shapes to the aphlorisms by framing them into various geometrical figures.

Publisher

ProQuest

Language (ISO)

English

Keywords

poetry & art

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