What writing does

Writing takes you to another dimension.
Reading is one – you assemble
images and understanding
from particles. By writing
you become what is closer
to a creator or god: you create universes
from particulate matter.

– James Steerforth (© 2012)

The challenge at Trifecta was to write about why we write … this is a more oblique treatment in 35 words.

About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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3 Responses to What writing does

  1. Draug419 says:

    I’ve always loved the fact that one can create and dismantle whole worlds with a few pen/pencil/key strokes (:

  2. Christine says:

    “You create universes | from particulate matter.” I love the idea here, and the way the words flowed. Nicely done.

  3. A lovely creation here.

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