Are we allowed to be creative?

04.18.2011 / Author: Dipika Kohli

Picture it.

The seed of an idea parks in your head. And won’t dislodge.

The more you talk about it, the more it spools from vague to shapely. But it’s still elusive.

As you attempt to articulate, you know your speech is warbled. That doesn’t stop you.

People look at you like you have three heads. No matter. You continue your soliloquy.

Every. Chance. You. Get.

And then, one minute, you float from scattered to perfect clarity.

You’ve bubbled over.

Every molecule in your body shakes with new knowledge: it’s time.

Pick up the pencil. Flesh a first, clean line.

Welcome to the creative process.

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