ORIGINAL COPY POSTED ON INSTAGRAM DURING THE CHALLENGE
Fook Me – today was another emotionally taxing one.
Right, continuing the countdown of Scary Reasons not to Pursue Your Creative Path and how to face dem monsters.
Reason no. 5:
Having “wasted time” or worse “wasted your life” pursuing something that might never become anything more.
We often feel this way – if things don’t progress in a chronological upward curve then it was a “waste of time”. But the Grim Reaper will tell you the true death of your life was in the time you spent putting off pursuing your creative curiosities and carries the ultimate penance – regret. And that’s a grim thing indeed.
Besides, as John Lennon says it (and I’m paraphrasing here time you’ve enjoyed “wasting”, is not wasted time after all.
(artist retains all rights to print reproductions of this painting)
Inspiration: artist’s own and common licence photography