"A good penman can make rivers that race to the sea, rivers as wild and dizzy as a flume in the Alps, as choppy as the Isarco, as wide and smooth as the Tiber at Ostia, or as deep as the Po where it rolls into the Adriatic."
- from A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin
As fingers blend with swirls, loops, and angles of letters, relaxation of the mind occurs.
The rhythm moves the writer away from the rapidity of life's requests that bombard the psyche.
Return to your emotional core and connect by thinking and writing with a pen. Without a fountain pen, try any pen that flows. Avoid the use of a pencil.
Experience a freewrite for ten minutes. Find self-reflection in ink.