Exercise #2: Right Where You Are Sitting

Write 10 things about where you are sitting right now that you hadn’t noticed when you sat down. Use your senses. Do it quickly. Do not censor. Ok begin.

1. Purple notebook

2. Cup of water

3. Patterns on the wooden floor

4. Three doors

5. Leather purse with gold handles

6. Class reflection on the TV

7. Teacher’s pin

8. Heater that won’t turn on until the end of October

9. Wall that’s peeling away

10. Two European outlets

“The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. (One is unable to notice something-because it is always before one’s eyes)”- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Hey everyone!

I did this exercise at the beginning of my conversation class (so I was in school). It was pretty interesting to do, and pretty simple, but I suppose it’s meant to open one’s eyes to the small things! Imagine yourself in such a room with these objects…


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