Friday, 6 March 2009

Alphabet

With one exception, every letter from A to Z contains empty spaces waiting to be filled. We fill up those hollows with meanings that originate in our cultures and our experiences. Without these origins words are just empty symbols. "He saw a woman's face in the market." An innocuous, everyday occurrence. But not if you are a man, woman or market in Saudi Arabia. The exception is the lower case 'l'.

2 comments:

  1. A certain must read for every writer who searches for conviction behind words & their own work.

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