For The Love Of A LlamaWe Are Deviants.For The Love Of A Llama3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
We photograph - seeing the world through a viewfinder, finger poised at the shutter button, ever ready to capture a split-second in time before it is gone forever.
We write - fingers clattering hungrily across a keyboard, or pen dancing across paper, serving as conduit for the stream of words that flows from brain to hand.
We draw - sketches and lines forming the skeleton, detail and color bringing flesh to the bones, watching in awe like Dr. Frankenstein as our creation awakens to life.
We paint - with delicate dabs or fierce splatters, the rainbow in our palette transforming into breathtaking landscape or expressive portrait or chaotic abstract.
We Are Deviants. We look at a blank sheet of paper or an empty canvas or a new word document and see an achingly gorgeous vista of possibilities.
Do we do it for ourselves?
Do we do it for each other?
Do we do it for art's sake?
Do we do it for the world?
We do it for llamas.
Oh, llamas, llamas, wherefore