Metaphor for writing

I want to write better than I do: lean and lush, deep and real, sitting down with a bunch of frayed threads of clashing colors and see if I can weave them into something beyond myself.

via Bud the Teacher

It was originally in a comment on his blog and he liked it so much that he made it its own post.

I’m blatantly posting it here, because I am collecting real-life metaphors to use with my students. And just because I like it.

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