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What Does it Mean to Be An Artist?: 30 Musings, 30 Days, Day 12

[on slowly discovering my abilities and talents]…It wasn’t until later that I realized that I could talk on and on for hours…and not get tired. Me, who had never traveled out of the United States and hadn’t had that many unique experiences, had never even had sex…but I had phone buddies who would tell me of conspiracies against the black man and in fact every american…and I would tell them about me….All about me…I didn’t understand it then…Snapshot_20120813_32

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One thought on “What Does it Mean to Be An Artist?: 30 Musings, 30 Days, Day 12

  1. Alfnpdr Padrón says:

    I know I don’t have to explain it to all of you, but when I am in situations with people who aren’t as passionate about art I find myself trying to explain and justify my commitment—to painting, drawing, sculpture, all of it. I mean, I relate to everything—history, pop culture, and even my own emotions and relationships—through art. It just feels like a natural part of me, and is the language that I want to speak in and communicate with regardless who blocks my positive intentions…

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