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April 10, 2022

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Centering: In Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

I have found that Centering, like clay,…bears the future within it.

– M.C. Richards –

Centering: In Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

“Governed by her conviction that “poets are not the only poets” and that artists don’t leave their art at the studio, M.C. Richards explores the poetry of personhood through the metaphor of centering, drawn from the craftsmanship of pottery –a potter brings the clay to the center of the wheel, then begins the process of giving the amorphous spinning mass the desired shape.” Maria Popova shares more. { read more }

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For more inspiration, check out this 1983 essay by M.C. Richards on Centering. { more }

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