Quotes

When we accumulated silent things within us . . .

Bachelard“What is the source of our first suffering? It lies in the fact that we hesitated to speak….it was born in the moments when we accumulated silent things within us.” ― Gaston Bachelard

I first learned of Gaston Bachelard from my writing teacher, Terry Ehret, with her response to my poem, “What I Learned.”

Terry wrote on my paper, “Here’s a quote from Gaston Bachelard (French philosopher) that your poem makes me think of.”

I’m no poet, but it’s been fun to dabble.  Click on Prompt #221, to read “What I Learned.”  (scroll down)

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