Melancholy Muse MAG

May 21, 2015
By Noor29 BRONZE, New Delhi, Other
Noor29 BRONZE, New Delhi, Other
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They say that the best writers are sad
They say that melancholy fuels art
That tears ink the best poetry
That gloom has unabashed beauty
I can’t find myself in stories of sadness
I don’t cry sweet sounds of prose
Or have scars of a faded past.
I write for the blank sides
At the edges of words.
I write for freedom and joy
I write for the sake of storytelling
And for the gaps between stories
For soft light and tulips.
I write for the hope that someday
Young people will not need to look
for sadness
To fuel creativity.

The author's comments:

I wanted to make a statement about the popular notion that all artists are troubled and sad. The best poetry can also come from happy people, and that is something I wanted young people all around the world to know.

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__aleee BRONZE said...
on Jun. 6 2015 at 4:53 pm
__aleee BRONZE, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Carpe Diem"

I love this! This really just stuck with me! I love your style and the message. Can you check out my poem "She Cuts" ? It would mean soooooo much! Thanks!

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