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  • Being Danced by Kim Burgas made me think about negative space.

    In the art world, negative space is the space around or between objects. It is the same for writing - what is not said is as important - if not more important - than what is said. An excellent example of this is Hemingway's story - Hills Like White Elephants.

    Negative Space in Close Proximity

    I can reach out my hand
    and touch you
    but the distance that
    exists between us
    the journey I embark on
    to reach your distant shore
    is one that will take
    the rest of my life
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