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2502. Writing as relief
These are tough times. For health and sanity don’t drop out but keep observing, in conversation, awake, make notes. Turn them into [sentences.. It will seem - as it probably is - inadequate to the times. But that just means rethink and rewrite, and stick to it. maybe even share it.
You might find interesting metaphors come to mind. What prompted this note was the spontaneous appearance in my thoughts, as I am thinking about our leadership, of:
The ship is sinking and the leaders are running around on the upper deck trying to nail back the floorboards.
A couple of insights emerge: They are trying to hold back the ocean but have no idea of the immensity. They are on the supper deck, not where the problems is,