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I am beginning on the edit of one of my pieces, and it is turning out to be a very confusing process. I’ve been reading a bit of Winnie the Pooh today, and what he says here fits my state of mind perfectly:

When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.
Winnie the Pooh
The House at Pooh Corner

Damyanti Biswas

Damyanti Biswas is the author of You Beneath Your Skin and numerous short stories that have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US, the UK, and Asia. She has been shortlisted for Best Small Fictions and Bath Novel Awards and is co-editor of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her next literary crime thriller, The Blue Bar, is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency, and was published by Thomas & Mercer on January 1, 2023.

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  • damyantig says:

    You are a bear of a very generous heart, Darc.

    I haven’t done enough Pooh reading when I was supposed to, Indigo, but I’m catching up now.

  • indigobunting says:

    That is one of my favorite Pooh quotes. There is still a good bit of Pooh reading going on at my house.

  • DarcKnyt says:

    Ah, the wisdom of the Pooh! How great the insight.

    I must indeed be a bear of very little brain.

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