Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Now what is your desire line?

Desire lines are a "poetic wonderful name" representing "impromptu, unofficial, renegade paths". Wordspy calls them "those well-worn ribbons of dirt that you see cutting across a patch of grass, often with nearby sidewalks ignored—particularly those that offer a less direct route." They are what the "long tail" leaves behind in its wake to shape the world around us.

Patti of 37days offers yet fresher insights here.

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