February 08, 2005

Musing

Two years ago, on a cloudy February day, Derrick Jensen said, "I think it's the role of the writer to put into words what everyone knows in their heart to be true."

I am still thinking about how to do this.

2 comments:

dr. m(mmm) aka The Notorious P.H.D. said...

I see the academic's job the same way: crystallizing the obvious, filling the mundane with wonder.

jo(e) said...

dr. m, I think all of my jobs -- teaching, writing, parenting -- have pretty similar goals, when it comes right down to it.