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patterns u luv; or despise
Topic Started: Jun 22 2008, 06:46 AM (875 Views)
fidusachates
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Tell us about yourselves but not in terms platitudes, cliches, and the normal everyday conventions we deem so necessary to invoke to...what? to justify our wretched lives as something more than a little patch of dirt we call home don't you dare encroach you, you, you...

But I digress. The pattern I am partial to these days is checkered. I guess that makes me a Croat.

Lovely people, the slavs of the balkans, although a boy...but never mind.
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redmill at domburg, 1911
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I suppose I'm partial to anything fractal.

Next!
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kline19
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i like paisley..

is that the answer to your question?
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suzannahhh
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lacy
as in webb'd
and yes fractal
and paisley
and asymetric patterns
tesselations
snowflakes
frost
crystals emerging from liquid states
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dbablinskas
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Anacreon in Heaven
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golden ratio

pentagram
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suzannahhh
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fibonacci spirals
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fidusachates
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Tartan and Ndebele.
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ions
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Symmetry.
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Funhouse
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Asymmetry.
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fidusachates
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kline19
Jun 22 2008, 03:08 PM
i like paisley..

is that the answer to your question?

I should say so.
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making bets on kentucky derby day
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patterns, faces, things achingly close to being symmetrical and one thing throws them off, like a mole or a different colored stripe or eye and so: asymetry but just barely...
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fidusachates
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Speaking of moles...but never mind.
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pontalba
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Stripes, and yes, I do tend toward the linear, interspersed with huge leaps.
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nnyhav
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Posted Image . Posted Image . Posted Image
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Edited by nnyhav, Jan 28 2016, 12:19 AM.
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Didi
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spirals in nature - plants, animals, insects, horns, shells, weather, water, gas, dna etc

and above all these spirals

Posted Image

edit: some similarity to both Suz and johnnywalkitoff
Edited by Didi, Jan 28 2016, 03:45 AM.
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I love the fact that the Portuguese Language is a paroxytone language, which means most of its words have the stress on the penultimate syllable, a pattern I only realized when I started making my own dictionary organized by syllable lenght.

I love the fact that no portuguese verbe in the infinitive has a stress mark.

I love the fact that, no matter its syllable length, a Portuguese verb in the infinitive always has the stress in the final syllable (an-dar; co-me-çar; re-pre-en-der; des-ta-bi-li-zar)

I love the fact that every Portuguese verb that ends in "or" is derived from the verb "pôr" (repor, propor, pospor, depor, etc): spermy little fucker.

I love the fact that these three adjectives: 'euclidiano', 'freudiano' and 'vesuviano' rhyme, contain the five vowels, and are derived from proper nouns (Euclides, Freud and Vesuvius); I love their symmetries so much I put them together in a short-story sentence because of it. "Maquiavélico" also contains the five vowels and is derived from a proper noun too, but unfortunately it does not rhyme with the others.

(I spent too much time noticing language patterns).
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suzannahhh
Jun 22 2008, 06:04 PM
lacy
as in webb'd
and yes fractal
and paisley
and asymetric patterns
tesselations
snowflakes
frost
crystals emerging from liquid states

fibonacci spirals
still all of these are favorite things
which I am now knitting into beaded lacy renderings

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geology, astronomy, yes, also and always eg the tremendous and rich visual metaphors offered up by a row of typewriters, or a piece of pyrite, Brancusi; the drupes of a berry, Hepworth, all these beautiful and discrete engine parts, sea salted light, Modernist architecture, angles of light and attending to how the light falls upon things obsesses me.. Hashim Amla's cover drives.
Edited by oneofmurphysbiscuits, Jan 29 2016, 11:05 AM.
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Bloß ein Língshān
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Didi, since you like spirals, do yourself a favor and read Uzumaki by Itou Junji.
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Coincidentally (or due to some unknown pattern) I just saw this http://fb-25.sfglobe.com/2015/01/14/3d-printed-sculptures-look-alive-when-spun-under-a-strobe-light and immediately knew where to share.

I was trying to think of patterns I like - gingham can be nice. Is jacquard a pattern or a presentation of patterns? I like it anyway.
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=jacquard&client=safari&rls=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj2zKmD7NLKAhVFOBoKHUbeAe4QsAQIRQ&biw=1147&bih=628#tbm=isch&q=jacquard+dress

But what I thought of first were patterns of humans, sometimes me, in time...maybe on a large view of ages of life, but also in detail, patterns of going to bed, of getting up, of relaxing or of doing things, things done to get ready to go out....often mundane or unthought of or even annoying, but beautiful...and usually i seek no order, open to go with the flow, but finding it helps to make pattern, the whole freedom with form thing in the lived pattern not just printed poem, variety not just free verse.
Edited by Kat, Jan 31 2016, 07:19 AM.
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