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The Cartoonist

Every line is important The thickness, the curve, The swish, swirl, the flair. The cartoonist stares at her work. Begins adding designs – shades, cross hatches. It is not what she had imagined. She crumples it up, begins again. And again, and again, and again and again. She is finally semi-satisfied. She walks over the other paper wads to get to her scanner. Snatches it up and adds three more lines. Erases two of them. Finally has a finished cartoon Which is standing on the bodies of all of the others.

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Date: 6/22/2020 10:34:00 PM
The creative process can be so daunting - I think it is as much about what you leave out as what you put in!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 6/22/2020 11:04:00 PM
Exactly write!