TOKYO "The wound is the place where the light enters you." These words, by the 13th-century Persian poet Rumi, sang in my head as I examined a simple ceramic bowl in a tiny cafe in a western suburb of Tokyo. The bowl had been elevated to a luminous, compelling objet d'art by the gold-filled cobweb of cracks snaking across it.
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