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“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
- Dr. Seuss

Something not Anything

October 12, 2015


    "Write what you want," they said, "Free write."
    But I am not contained by guidelines and limitations. I stretch and bend to fit myself into the mould. I branch out in ways that I didn't know I could and do things that not only stretch my words but also stretch my mind.
    "Write whatever you want," they say.
    There is no instructions to the left or a details button to look over examples. I could look to the world for examples but instead I am looking at this blank page with not a word on it and thinking, "I could put anything in my universal imagination on this page." But instead my mind comes up as a perfect copy of the blank page in front of me.
    "Write anything," they say.
    And now I am complaining about how I don't want to write just anything. I want to write something.


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