Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? Photographer? Musician? Artist? Sculptor?
Why? Why do you create the art that you do?
Some people say they “have to” create. Why? What happens to you when you don’t? Do you dry up, like Langston Hughes’ Dream Deferred?
Some people say they can’t stop it, that they create no matter what. Why? What would happen if the switch was flipped to “off”?
Do you create art because you have something to say? Does it matter if no one wants to hear it? If no one is interested? We have so much static today, so much spam, so much irrelevance in the constant bombardment of “always on”, “always in touch” – why do you create if no one hears you, sees you?
Why do you create?