‘I must see these things’

‘How do I know what I think until I see what I say?’ … Precisely. I must see these things in order to know what to think of them. I must see the events turned to ink and the emotions in print to believe that they actually occurred and touched me.

So this is the piece that started this endeavor. It is a bit from the opening chapter of Dan Simmons’ “Endymion.” That notion, that the act of sharing something can be enlightening, grabbed me. And so I’ve made this.