Posts made in January, 2015

My Wobbly Bicycle, 87

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Archive | 6 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 87

Run for your life–I’m going to talk about revising. Writing, lives, anything. That exhausted subject. A thousand times in my blessedly lengthening life I’ve been admonished by yet another essay to acknowledge the so-called obvious: that re-vision means re-seeing, blah, blah, blah. There is no such thing as re-seeing. Each seeing is new. I don’t revise my work or my life, I simply do it, at this moment. If I work with the materials from the past, my DNA, my history, my last draft, so. . . . this is the way it is, has always been. I open my eyes and there it is, the new thing I...

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