Let Your Creativity Blossom

And the day came

when the risk to remain tight in a bud

was more painful

than the risk it took to blossom.

~Anais Nin

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10 Responses to “Let Your Creativity Blossom”


  1. 1 agardenfriend November 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    This says it all, taking risks in life move us out of bud into the full blown blossom. Beautiful photo with a beautiful quote.

    • 2 stranglingmymuse November 10, 2010 at 6:35 pm

      Yes! And I love the idea that there’s a point at which it’s no longer viable to remain in bud. Thanks for your comment.

      ~Sandy

  2. 5 K a b l o o e y November 10, 2010 at 7:27 pm

    This is a motivational poster I could use over my desk. Better than that damn thing with the puppies…

    Sorry to be glib, but it’s a defense mechanism that kicks in when my favorite creativity-themed blog author hits close to home. Great quote.

  3. 7 Ian November 11, 2010 at 12:37 am

    I love how staying safe in the bud is seen as a “risk” — safety is overrated, at least in terms of creativity.


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