rchsoccer

United States

Just a guy with some words in his brain. Never really tried anything like this, but I wanted to get out of my comfort zone.
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I love reading, especially Percy Jackson.
I like Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.
I am a Senior who really doesn't know what is going on.

Creative (Poem)

June 3, 2020

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What does it mean to be creative
Do you need to excel at the arts
Write a book or a play, sing a song

What is creativity
Can a word so ambiguous
Define my existence

Am I creative
What are my strengths
How do I stack up

In my head, I don't see myself as creative
But what does that mean?
That I can't paint, or draw, or play an instrument.

I would like to believe that society is better than that
coining a term like "creativity" but combining ambiguity
with the instillment of a desire to be creative

But it's not. Creativity is dead.
Art has lost its meaning because it is so draining
Everything is cold and bleak because of it

What is creativity
It is something that we strive for but don't attain
It is the horizon, so close, yet just out of reach
It is an idea, put into our heads, my head, as kids
It is an impossible goal, something that taunts and mocks
It is a facade, a stupid, impossible finish line
Something to chase when we aren't enough
When I'm not enough.

What is creativity?
It isn't words on a page
It isn't pencil on a paper
It isn't some musical number

Despite my efforts, I don't know what it is
But I know that it doesn't apply to me.
It doesn't matter how anyone sees me
If I don't believe it, then it isn't true

So despite everything
I'm not creative
I am just me
No creativity
No ideas
Nothing.

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