Thursday, March 25, 2021

Something about strawberries





I was shelving books at the library. I was not feeling happy. I pulled a long, sort of famous book off the shelves. It was written by a Nobel Prize winner.

"This is supposed to be what great writing is." I opened it to the middle. There was something about strawberries. "It's just a bunch of words." I thought, disappointed but not surprised "Words like other words."

"What if I quit writing." I wondered, as I sometimes do.

Then a thought came, almost as if from outside of my mind:

"Art is just not giving up."

I would have scoffed at it if I could have thought of anything half as decent to do. 








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