Writing is…

Writing is a product of silence.
~ Carrie Latet

Writing is a struggle against silence.
~ Carlos Fuentes

Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.
~ Jules Renard, Journal, 10 April 1895

Writing is both mask and unveiling.
~ E.B. White

Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.
~ Franz Kafka



  1. noahthegreat said,

    April 16, 2009 at 11:19 am

    I like Kafka’s the best, though all are good.

  2. mimosaeffect said,

    April 16, 2009 at 2:02 pm

    I think I like E.B. White’s the best. Although I also like the contrast between the first two quotes.

    A short poem written late last night (NaPo #14):

    I’m hoping to get #15-16 up today, if the brilliant blue sky and bee-buzzed summer-warm weather don’t keep me outside all day. (Although, I’m kind of hoping for the latter).

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