I stumbled across this today and wow, is it powerful. As a writer, this speaks to me on so many levels. I write to learn; I write to discover. <div><br></div><div>Words give way to what we experience, allow us to make sense of what is happening and understand what we're feeling, or even what we don't yet know we're feeling. </div><div><br></div><div>I often find it incredible that through writing, we find our answers. I love Irene's last line here, "Through language I chase disorderly emotion into a field with a perimeter I can see, and mark, and claim."</div><div><br></div><div>Yes. Through writing I create what is real, tangible, concrete. </div><div>What I can hold in my palm, twirl between my forefinger and thumb and say, 'Yes, this I understand.'</div>
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