a life of noticing

Both poem and painting offer their combined visions – rimed with pathos and irony – as an enduring truth of life: the world often doesn’t notice us. This understanding has been a crucial urge for most of what I’ve written in fifty years. Mine has been a life of noticing and being a witness. Most writers’ lives are.

– Richard Ford, Between Them

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  1. Posted June 7, 2017 at 9:27 am | Permalink

    I love this so much. You always find the best words. xo