MTB– The things we see

An excellent post Claudia. I shall put the book on my list. Thank you!


Recently I read the book “Everyday matters” by Danny Gregory.
And it really moved me

It’s about sketching

It’s about coping with an accident that his wife had and how it changed their whole life

But mostly for me it’s about learning to see how the things around us really are
instead of assuming they’re like this and that

It’s about looking closely
about letting the everyday surprise you
about taking off the glasses of generalization and putting away stamps or stencils

Danny says that sometimes people draw badly because they draw symbols instead of what they see.

And when I read this I thought if we’re not careful it can happen in our poems as well

It can happen that we feel or see something and instead of looking or listening closely we take a pattern that comes close – or we write about it in a way someone…

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Author: Léa

A wanderer who has found home and herself in the South of France.

4 thoughts on “MTB– The things we see”

    1. Christine, I’m so glad you enjoyed it. I am finding so little treasures on the blogs today and have reblogged on both blogs! Thank you xxx

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