making sense of life with stories

K'in Poetry Spotlight! "There Are Six People in this Bed and All of Them Are Women" by Rowan Lynam

Rowan Lynam is a genderqueer writer and journalist living in Chicago.

Read This Amazing Poem Here! 

 

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Good morning from K'in! Good read on why stories matter from Nathan Bransford

Good morning from K'in! Good read on why story matters from Nathan Bransford....

 

"Telling stories isn’t what we do in our spare hours, something just to pass the time. Telling stories is what we do period. Stories are how we make sense of life.

 

Our entire worldview and memories are created out of our stories. Two people can witness the same event, process and interpret it completely differently and reach completely different conclusions about what just happened. And that’s before the fluid and corrosive effects of memory take hold. The reality of the actual event, even if it was recorded on film, blurs into the past. In its place: Stories, our way of interpreting what we have seen, which is all we have to make sense of what passes before our eyes...."

 

https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2011/07/stories-are-how-we-make-sense-of-life

 

 

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