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Favorite Quotes

Instead of writing a blog, I'm going to post a favorite quotation now and then, from my collection! Here's one I just came across in a novel by Pat O'Shea called "The Hounds of the Morrigan" It pretty much sums up what I'm trying to do in my latest book about proportion as a rhythmic marker in free-verse poetry:

"Don't look for it -- find it.

Don't search for it -- come to it.

This is the best and the oldest way, for maps

can be read by many eyes and maps can't show

the crooked path of sensing."

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Amanda W. Powell
Amanda W. Powell
29 janv. 2021

I have my own intermittently compiled, long-long term "Commonplace Book" on my laptop, with poems, snippets, observations & snap-philosophies ... just as readers of old copied favorite quotes into an album. I love your quote and your notion to share from your faves, Anita!


Jenny Root
Jenny Root
12 févr. 2020

Anita, I love this quote, and I really like the idea as well. I look forward to more of these!

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