Monday, November 2, 2009

Cracked Kettle

"Language is a cracked kettle on which we tap out crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that melts the stars."
Madame Bovary.


Lynette said...

Makes you think doesn't it?

What do you think of this one by Jane Wagner:

I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.

allie said...

Oh Lynette - that one made me smile!

But the Madame's made me melancholy - I see a really gifted communicator like her and it inspires me and depresses me all at once. . .

Blogging started off to be a writing exercise but it has become something else.

Something that I love too
But not that.