Artistic Alchemy: Transcending the Veil of Authentic Creation



Nothing is original, they say, but what is this truth?
Is it a mere statement, or a deeper insight to behold?
Are we mere thieves, stealing inspiration and fueling our imagination?
What is authenticity, and why is it invaluable?

The films of old and new, the music that moves our soul
The books that hold our attention, the paintings that leave us in awe
The photographs that capture moments, the poems that sing sweetly
The dreams that take us on a journey, the conversations that enlighten us completely

All these things we steal from, but can we truly call it theft?
Are we not simply drawing from an infinite well of creativity?
In this act of creation, is there not a deeper purpose we must uphold?
To bring beauty into this world and share it with those who behold

Our work may not be original, but it can still be authentic and true
For it is not where we take things from, but where we take them to
We are like architects, building on the works of those who came before
Creating something new and unique, while paying homage to the inspiration we adore

It is through this act of stealing that we become more than mere thieves
We become curators of beauty, weaving together the threads of creativity
Bringing new life to old ideas, and infusing them with our own unique style
Creating something that speaks to our soul and moves us to smile

In this pursuit of beauty, we must not be afraid to take risks
To challenge ourselves and push beyond the boundaries of the familiar
To explore new horizons and let our imaginations run wild
For it is in these uncharted territories that we may find something truly special

For nothing is truly original, but that does not diminish its value
For what we create is a reflection of our own unique perspective
A lens through which we see the world, a vision that is our own
And it is this vision that we must cherish and nurture, for it is what makes us whole

So let us continue to steal from the world around us, drawing inspiration from every source
From the smallest details to the grandest ideas, from the mundane to the profound
Let us devour it all, and let our imaginations soar
For it is in this act of creation that we may find the beauty that we seek

In this pursuit of beauty, we must not be afraid to take risks
To challenge ourselves and push beyond the boundaries of the familiar
To explore new horizons and let our imaginations run wild
For it is in these uncharted territories that we may find something truly special

For nothing is truly original, but that does not diminish its value
For what we create is a reflection of our own unique perspective
A lens through which we see the world, a vision that is our own
And it is this vision that we must cherish and nurture, for it is what makes us whole

So let us continue to steal from the world around us, drawing inspiration from every source
From the smallest details to the grandest ideas, from the mundane to the profound
Let us devour it all, and let our imaginations soar
For it is in this act of creation that we may find the beauty that we seek

And in the end, it is not the originality of our work that matters most
But the authenticity and depth of emotion that we bring to it
For it is through our art that we connect with the world around us
And find the beauty and meaning that makes life worth living.





































The poem is part of a full version found in the book "Homo Sapiens" Part XVII, written by Mawphniang Napoleon. This book is part of the popular "Homo Sapiens" book series, which can be purchased online at various online bookstores, such as Amazon. The book is available for purchase for those who are interested in reading the complete version of the poem. Remember to get all the books from the "Homo Sapiens" series, as well as other books by the same author.

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Khublei Shihajar Nguh,
Dhanewad
Thank you

About this poem

The poem explores the idea that nothing is truly original, and questions whether we are merely thieves who steal inspiration from the world around us. The author suggests that while we may draw from existing sources, our creations can still be authentic and valuable, as they reflect our unique perspective and vision. The poem encourages us to continue exploring new horizons and taking risks in pursuit of beauty, and to cherish and nurture our own creative vision. At the end of the day , the poem suggests that it is the authenticity and depth of emotion that we bring to our work that matters most, as this is what connects us to the world and gives our creations meaning.  

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Written on June 18, 2015

Submitted by Mawphniang.Napoleon on May 09, 2023

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Scheme xaxb cxdd xdaa eeff xdgg HIJB EKLC MNFO HIJB EKLC MNFO xxxx i x oae
Characters 3,962
Words 784
Stanzas 15
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 1, 1, 3

Mawphniang Napoleon

Mawphniang is a person who is always striving to live life to the fullest. He is someone who is always open to new ideas and ways of living and is unafraid to take risks in order to explore the unknown. He is passionate about life and is always looking for ways to make use of his time and energy. He has an inquisitive nature, and is always looking for answers to life's mysteries and questions. Though Mawphniang does not pretend to have all the answers, he is determined to taste life and live a simple life, without overcomplicating things. He's a person who appreciates the small moments and cherishes the little things in life. He enjoys spending time in nature, exploring the world, and connecting with people. He is a person who is always up for a new adventure and never stops learning. He is on a daily journey of self-discovery, trying to make sense of the world and his place in it. more…

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