Re: Re: writing about sound

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crys – 2008-05-27 8:26 PM

Ha. I have a soccer player also. Generally, he lags behind picking up fallen players, even those who aren’t on his team. A little softy, that one.

On topic, I love to write sounds so that readers can imagine what they would be.

An example from something I wrote about being inebriated in my youth:

“There she was, peeping out from behind the black clouds like a dancer’s knees beneath her skirt. My eyelids fell. The cicadas were climbing out. I lay there, my body too alive to move, listening to their spiked legs rake against the bark at the base of the tree.”

Great topic, Pegs.

Thanks crys, I love your little soccer guy, I only wish our sports mania was about compassion instead of competition. That would be something to cheer about.

Cicadas in the background, ah yes, summer is here. Sounds do make a difference.