Archive for April, 2008

Starting Out

Starting Out, by Albert Sweigart
“When starting out,” the sculptor said,
“First lay out your tools with care.
And always remember, through and through,
The most important thing is to prepare.”
The sculptor’s tools were neat and ordered,
His studio was well-lit and clean,
He always began by sweeping eleven times,
And sometimes twelve or thirteen.
Centered was an untouched marble block,
His raw, undeveloped […]

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