Creativity as a Guest

Tom Waits said in an interview with GQ magazine about creating songs “Some songs will come to me with almost an absurd ease, like dreams taken through a straw, other songs I have to work hard for like digging potatoes out of the ground, while some songs are like wild birds that I must come at sideways, sneaking up on them gently so as not to scare them into flight."

I like thanking creativity and treating it as a guest because honestly, I'm lucky to host it. As soon as I start making the work about what I can do and taking full credit, I tend to make terrible forms.