search quest for the perfect word
hinder limit the greatest of writers.
Because who is more
critical conscious of words,
an artistic a creative writer herself? Countless Unending drafts and revisions –
until you get
tired sick of your own work;
Countless rumpled notes and
abandoned closed documents –
all left alone to
And why, you might
the concept Le Mot Juste.
Right Perfect Word.
To achieve the highest
quality standard possible.
But what if we just went with our instincts?
Wrote the first things that came to mind and never changed them?
What if the concept of cancelling was non-existent?
How terrible would our work really be?
With over a million words in the English Language,
what if The Perfect Word simply doesn’t exist?
Image Credits: American Institute for Learning and Human Development
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