The Rite of Writing
This is a dream.
All that is required of me
in this moment
is sustainedd, unaltered awareness.
this is the essence of sight,
where light and shadow become one.
Writing in the form of artistic expression is an engagement with
life; it is understanding or "standing under," as a writer friend of
mine put it, the interactive flow of life that is, at its core, internal. It
is only an illusion that we stand outside of life as the observer, for
life is one orchestration of many instruments. The cello is not
separate from the violin; both are wavelengths of the same ocean
in deep introspection. The living of life is always self-recognition –
the whole seeing itself in parts. Each part a specific aspect of self-
discovery. It is in the wonderment of that, by which writers are
compelled to write. It is a deeply spiritual exercise, a meditation.
I guess you could say, it is the Rite of Writing.
~ BOOKS ~
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