If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it. [Anais Nin]
I often feel like an imposter when I tell someone I am a writer. Or an artist. Most people, upon hearing that, want to know what have I published and just what sort of art [i.e. paintings, sculptures] I DO.
The reason I am a writer and an artist is that I canNOT BE anything else. I canNOT. I’ve tried to lose myself in work, through many keep-myself-busy-activities, and even DOing the normal and accepted stuff. Ultimately, I always come back to making art.
I’ve been published, but that is NOT why I write. I’ve sold my art and yes, I have a website where I sell it, but that is NOT why I am an artist.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. [Thomas Merton]
The profile of me on this blog and elsewhere BEgins: An artist with the soul of a teacher, I live Right Now in Gratitude… somehow I think that sums me up pretty well. In a mere 14 words. Hmmmmmmm… something to chew on says she who tends to go on and on and on…
I love you, Currie