Apparently art is only for the 1%, and the rest of us shouldn’t even bother.
I’m writing to you mainly because I just felt like taking the wheel for a change instead of handing you the keys again.
The phrase “College will be the best four years of your life” has always made my stomach feel as if it was somersaulting uncontrollably down a mountain and off a cliff.
To all those people who get called “quiet,” embrace it because it’s okay. You don’t have to be outgoing to have a voice, but remember that your voice is important. If you speak words with substance, others WILL listen.
An artist’s work is personal. It has to be pulled from the deepest valleys of our hearts, through our bones, muscles, and flesh and depicted on a canvas or through a simple movement or even just with one word.
Remember that time when you briefly misplaced your phone? Remember how you felt?