Learning Goal: I’m working on a literature question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Free Write “the sweetest spot is in the vibration, just off center”
–mattie-martha semper Sweet Spot: The Connective Tissue of Relation
What are the “sweet spots” of your narrative? Use “essaying body/ bodying essay” to direct your embodied writing about your proposed story. Pick one moment in the story. A particular space or place, inside or outside. Where are the bodies and objects that create this scenario in relation to one another? What is their scale in relationship? What moments of touching or interacting can you define through the embodied mode of writing that semper suggests?
Now, in a separate narrative describe your own experience as an essaying body, using strategties of embodied writing to describe the experience of writing about these physical connections. Describe where you are and where you connect, intersect, overlap, feel, the world in this space, time, activity. How does the writing process become embodied? https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GnRd6Cx6RVhVYs…