What’s your creative way?
Found in an old scrapbook (compiled in November 2001) to re-savor: Give yourself this freeing permission.
“We all need to have a creative outlet - a window, a space - so we don’t lose track of ourselves,” says poet and Zen teacher Norman Fischer.
One year he wrote one 28-line poem every morning, later collecting them in a book he called Success (Singing Horse Press).
“What we want on our path to freedom is a way to understand what’s going on with us. What’s your way? I know a woman who loves to take care of where she lives by bringing in flowers. Art is a necessity for humans because art-making is outside the box of everything that oppresses us. Everything in our lives today is about production, accomplishment, and goals. We need to have something that is absolutely free of that, something that we give ourselves to for no benefit that we can see.”
What’s your way?