ON THE SUBJECT OF ROSES AND WRITERS

 

Writers are persistent revisers. This is for the most part a good thing because sometimes the first draft just doesn’t cut the mustard. For example, take Gertrude Stein’s famous line in the poem Sacred Emily, “a rose is a rose is a rose.” Things might have turned out quite different without a bit of revision…

 

000 Rosa RugosaPhoto taken in Paris near the Eiffel Tower in May 2014.


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