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Re: Next writing assignment Racer

Posted by Crooked Heart on February 16, 2004, at 3:54:18

In reply to Re: Next writing assignment DaisyM, posted by Racer on February 15, 2004, at 18:04:53

Racer there was so much in your post. It sparked off so many thoughts, so please excuse this response being bitty

> My therapist and I talked about that. For one thing, she pointed out that a tree in that condition can't live, but once it falls it can be transformed into fine furniture.

Is it OK to change someone else's metaphor? I'd like to think of the tree being changed into a particularly fine canoe that one might use to explore lakes and rivers whose existence you've never dreamed of and couldn't possibly have got to before.

> There's a poem by Edna St Vincent Millay, called Scrub.

I didn't understand that poem before. But you are still growing.

> Then I just slap myself in the face, say, "Oh, c'mon, who do you think you are? Theda Bara? Get on with it!"
> Extra points for anyone who recognizes the reference...>

Thought she was silent! :)
> I want to be able to recognize and commend the efforts I make to find peace, while still being able to function at something like a optimal level.


Thanks for the post.




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