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.

2 comments:

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.