While Burnside’s quote seems all too true from a distance, today it proves dreary and too monochromatic to engage my senses. It’s days like this that make me yearn for spring.

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Snow isn’t just pretty. It also cleanses our world and our senses, not just of the soot and grime of a Fife mining town but also of a kind of weary familiarity, a taken-for-granted quality to which our eyes are all too susceptible.

~ John Burnside ~

 

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