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: but when you do just reduce everything to the…
I sort of know what you mean? I’ve been drawing the human form lately and it’s actually really fun? It’s fun to draw the little curves and dips people have, drawing the roll in someone’s stomach. People are just really beautiful.
And also like
The first sentence of Who Has Seen The Wind (which you should read it will change you I promise) is
Here was the least common denominator of nature, the skeleton requirements simply, of land and sky…
and it’s talking about the prairies and it start talking about wind and basically in the book wind is a metaphor for life and death and just
It’s the most basic you can get, right? It’s the most common too, you get wind practically everywhere. And there’s this other passage that’s like
A forever and forever sound it [the wind]had, forever and for never. The pairie had been there forever, before he had been, or his father, or his father, or his father before him. Forever for the prairie, never for his father- never again.
People were forever born, people forever died, and never were again. Fathers died and sons were born, and the prairie was forever, with the wind whispering through the long dead grasses, through the long everlasting silence.
and godddd it just captures the simplicity and the duality so soso well
like it’s the most basic- life and death, prairie and the wind and they’re just so interconnected and i can’t do this anymore