11 thoughts on “Daily verse with purpose: Hans Hofmann

  1. I’m about to reblog this to Write Through It, my blog on writing and editing. It’s so applicable to writing. When I’m editing my own work or the work of others, I often think “pruning” or “weeding.” I’m cutting back and clearing space so the important stuff comes through and (with a work in progress) keeps growing. That’s what I thought when I read this quote this morning. A poet I workshopped with many years ago talked about watching out for the “soft ice” in your work — the ice that won’t support your weight. That’s it too.

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