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I never experience it as 'boredom', but I do experience what I call 'fallow times', and actually treasure them for the 'emptiness' and the surprising things that my brain has space to encounter. Wrote recently about it, if interested, at: https://groggorg.blogspot.com/2022/01/writing-life-three-tips-for-and-in.html

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Your diary notes mention boredom. If, growing up , the words ‘I’m bored ‘ ever passed my lips I was told ‘life is boring only to boring people!’ Once again mother was right.

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You could have recited her John Berryman: “life is boring, friends / we must not say so” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47534/dream-song-14

I think Boredom is a pit stop: https://austinkleon.com/2020/03/31/boredom-is-a-pit-stop/

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Jul 8, 2022Liked by Austin Kleon

Love it - had not seen or heard , now it is in my brain file.

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