I have found that Centering, like clay,...bears the future within it.
M.C. Richards

Centering: In Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

Centering: In Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

Apr 10, 2022-- "Governed by her conviction that "poets are not the only poets" and that artists don't leave their art at the studio, M.C. Richards explores the poetry of personhood through the metaphor of centering, drawn from the craftsmanship of pottery --a potter brings the clay to the center of the wheel, then begins the process of giving the amorphous spinning mass the desired shape." Maria Popova shares more. (2709 reads)


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