Daily Dojo

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

Today we have a very short poem by Robert Frost that, in typical Frost fashion, condenses deep truth into something that would fit on a greeting card or a refrigerator magnet. Robert Frost was brilliant that way.

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.


Robert Frost

Now the big question: how can we apply this to our study of music? Do our suppositions and banjo forum games of dancing around in circles blind us to the answers right in front of us? Is the secret so many students waste hours, days, weeks, years, decades and beyond just sitting in the open? Hiding in plain sight?