Consider it a metaphor for reading …
The seven wonders of the world he’ll lay before your feet,
In far-off lands, on distant shores, so many friends to meet.
Are you sitting comfortably?
Let Merlin cast his spell….
~ The Moody Blues, “Are You Sitting Comfortably?” Threshold of a Dream
Here’s a little-known bit of writing trivia: yes, Virginia, you CAN injure yourself writing.
I know. I’ve been offline for a week and more with severe lower back pain — caused by NOT sitting correctly. Trust me: when your lower back muscles collapse in utter exhaustion, there’s not a lot that you can do in life. It’s astonishing just how much of our motion is directly related to the back, as a few days in this condition will show you — although it’s better that you just take my word for it. Continue reading