Verbosity V. Simplicity

Here’s a very interesting talk –

And a very interesting example of her point –

The Red Wheelbarrow (William Carlos Williams)

so much depends
upon

a red wheel
barrow

glazed with rain
water

beside the white
chickens.

  

14 Comments

  1. Interesting…small words can pack power that is simple and direct!

  2. Just like the old saying…’Short and to the point!’ Couldn’t agree more…Thanks! VK

  3. Love the poem. Clarity may capture the attention, but uncertainty keeps it alive.

  4. There is no substitute for superlative…so when in doubt aspire! Love your train of thought!

  5. Its not always what you say.. but the way you same them that holds the power within them..
    Blessings sent your way.. Sue

  6. I really enjoyed this. Simple is indeed beautiful… Like they say, the KISS Principle is always best ,rt? : Keep It Short & Simple! ;)

  7. Wonderful lesson on simplicity in terminology–and very humorous, as well. Oh, do I so need this lesson! This is one of the reasons we all hate lawyers–those pesky confusing legal terms.

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