writinginyosemite

Building words

“We encounter each other in words, words / spiny or smooth, whispered or declaimed / words to consider, reconsider.” —Elizabeth Alexander   Language changes how we think((How does our language shape the way we think? Lera Boroditsky, Edge 2016)) and the right word can open a door to thinking articulately about new ideas. Before we had a word for genocide, Read More