Muse Flash: Be the Verb
Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day. Barbara De Angelis
I know. This is an art blog, not a relationship blog.
Or is it?
Recently we watched “Big Eyes” on Netflix, a movie based on a true story. The motivations of the two lead characters fascinated me. The wife, artist Margaret Keane, allowed her husband Walter Keane to claim her work as his.
I won’t go into a lot of detail about the story itself but at one point I turned to my husband and said, “He wants the title, not the work.”
Like a good marriage, you first fall in love with your creativity. But you can’t be passive about it if you want a long term relationship. You must commit and work at it. And some days? It ain’t easy.
But it’s always worth it.
So to paraphrase Barbara De Angelis – “Creativity isn’t a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your muse every day.”
If you agree, why not “be a verb” and share this. Thanks!