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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.

Yes.

Thanks for the post.


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