“Writing starts with an assumption. There has to be space in which work
can evolve – let’s assume a context. There has to be a medium in which to
communicate – let’s assume a language. There has to be someone out there
to receive it all – let’s assume a reader.
In Christianity, assumption stands for the bodily translation of an
individual, from earth to heaven, and in a military terminology,
assumption is (yet) another definition of taking control or power over a
What is poetical assumption?”