Less than or equal to?

There’s always awards – a winner – when it comes to creative arts. A favorite to pick. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

I attended a music festival a while back. I stood surrounded by different genres and styles. Artists with more stage lights and fireworks played at the end. Those artists, of course, were more popular and award-winning. But some of the best artists I saw played in the middle of the day. They didn’t get the fancy visual effects, but they played just as good or better.

Sometimes it seems as if we put this divide between artists. “Writers in the top 10 must write better than others.” “That poet must not be as talented. No one knows her name as much.” But that doesn’t have to be the case.

Every artist – no matter the fame – has their own beauty in their creative works. They’re great in their own way. Popularity doesn’t need to separate them. No artists is less than another. I honestly respect every artist, even if their work doesn’t speak to me or catch my attention.

No artists is less than another.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s