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Pablo Neruda's Greatest Lesson from Childhood


On Dec 10, 2013 Cynthia wrote:

 We had a chicken house, with a low roof.  One day I climbed up on the roof, laid down at the peak and rolled with my eyes closed.  There was this thrilling moment when the roof ended and I sailed into the air.... then the prickly bush caught me by surprise.   What did I learn that impacts my writing?  The thrill of openings, and something about gravity....


On Dec 11, 2013 a wrote:

 Beautiful.  I can picture it (and experience it, too)!  Thank you!

 

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