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.