“What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow out of this stony rubbish?”
(Richard always asked questions. Even when he was giving an answer, he would speak the answer in the form of a question. Sometimes that made life miserable and misunderstood. Other times it brought clarity and enlightenment.)
“Was it rhubarb?”
dVerse prompt using the line from The Wasteland by T S Eliot
3 thoughts on “Asking”
I had no clue how to approach this prompt. You have given me a lesson. Thanks.
I was going to write about the person who always asks a question for the answer but decided on the vegetation. There’s lots of stoney ground in the garden.
Can be a bit unnerving, answering a question with a question. Unfortunately i think I am one of those aggravating folks. Clever way to use the line.