All posts tagged: weekly writing challenge

Conventional Wisdom

The myth of the suffering artist and Black & White photo art. I don’t believe that you have to suffer in order to create real art. I think not every B&W photo is art. They are not instantly artistic. The myth of extra-special suffering just for artists, “it’s not real art unless you suffer”. Sensitive people are often quite creative, creative people glorify pain in creative way through dark times and painful moments. But artist isn’t always suffering, also experiences positive emotions as deeply as does negative ones. In fact, without effort, artist create artworks, because the artist is an artist and it is just part of nature, artistic ability in creative way to express themselves and find personal fulfillment, connect with others and the courage to share their visions. Creativity has a rhythm that flows, sensitivity mental and emotional can be both a blessing and a curse, can make life more difficult, but is also a gift. To a highly sensitive people the world may appear to be more dramatic and tragic, but also …

Raison D’être

(tanka, concrete “shape” poetry) I write because I love to write, I always did, even as a child. For as long as I can remember I’ve made up stories and loved escaping in my imaginary world. Writing is a creative passion that gives me great pleasure. I write poetry, and I don’t believe that you have to suffer in order to create real art. I’ve always loved to write, draw and paint. It feels like it is just part of my nature. (my paintings) Creation of art is therapeutic for overcoming perfectionism. 🙂 Perfectionists worry about every detail and it’s exhausting, making no mistakes and in control of their emotions, and this goes hand in hand with anxiety and stress. I think art helps me express my feelings and relieve stress and creativity is freedom to throw out all the rules to achieve extremely high standards and simply to enjoy the process/creating, allowing yourself to make mistakes, actually there is no right or wrong in art. Even writing post is practice and discipline to worry …

Portrait (poem)

She hurried down the alley, her thick, long, red hair fluttered like a flag behind her, wearing black lace eye mask, her body covered by a crimson dress that reached to the ground. Bracelets tinkling on her waving arms resounded like teasing music. She hurried breathless, entranced, in midnight mystery.   Once you put on a mask, you become a fantasy character.. In response to Day 9: Camouflage Writing 101: Poetry! (writing101december2015) More poems: Writing 201: Poetry!   Inspired: “Paint with words – portraits in verses. These aren’t just pictures of faces, they’re personalities. Emotions. Stories.”