Name: The Institute for the Appreciation of Beauty in Ordinary Things
Founded: 9.24.17
Founder: Elena Georgiou
Mission: To build an Arsenal of Beauty to use in the War on Ugly.
Funded by: Crowdsourced with donations of beauty and power by the General Public*

The Arsenal of Beauty (The Black Album):

A Golden Warrior is as beautiful as a Golden Bridge.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A buttonhook is as beautiful as a buttonhole.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A chip shot is as beautiful as a lace fan.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

An athlete’s shoelace is as beautiful as a painting of a shoelace.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A medalist’s raised fist is as beautiful as an open hand.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A direct snap is as beautiful as an snapdragon.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A drop kick is as beautiful as a falling star.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A flexbone is as beautiful as a foxglove.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A Seahawk is as beautiful as an osprey.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A man in motion is as beautiful as a subway map.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A slant is as beautiful as a Sacred Kingfisher.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A walk-on is as beautiful as a waterfall.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A Steeler is as beautiful as a steelsmith.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A Jaguar is as beautiful as a jaguar.
A bent knee is as powerful as a speech.

A Raven is as beautiful as a raven.
A bent knee is an arsenal of power.

 

*Donations of beauty gratefully accepted in the comment boxes below