Friday, March 16, 2018

A Brighter Word Than Bright


Words are substance strange. Speak one and the air ripples into another's ears. Write one and the eye laps it up. But the sense transmutes, and the spoken word winds through the ear's labyrinth into a sense that is no longer the nerve's realm.

The written word unfolds behind the eye into the world, world's image, and the imagination sees as the eye cannot see - thoughtfully.

–Dan Beachy-Quick


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