Hello, Aster. The last few weeks have brought to me the new tasks you promised earlier that would be coming my way. I’ve been so busy, I haven’t even had time to spend some time with you, though you’ve been on my mind for many days now.
Aster: It’s as if the dam has broken, is it not? The drawing back action of the bowman allows for the flinging out of the arrow. We mention here this metaphor to communicate multiple things in one image. What do you make of this image?
It is indeed as if the dam has broken. I see many places where there used to be a sort of backwater or stagnant, still water and now these are moving along in a streaming motion. Although I could spend pages commenting on the details of this or that, the main pattern is as you say.
I have seen there to be a drawing back, this is so, and in those moments, I could feel the tension mount. Following this, again, as you say, there’s been a flinging forward of action and activity, very focused too, just like an arrow, with aim and all.
Aster: Such is the power of a metaphor, if properly chosen! Continue reading