I’m a writer myself but, sometimes – often – I stand in awe of my fellow authors. This post by Andi Marquette on Women and Words regarding the passing of the music legend, Prince, says things in a way I never could. Enjoy this.
“We chart our entire lives by art.” ~ Jill Malone
Greetings, all —
As most of you (probably all) know, the world lost another creative genius yesterday. There was — and continues to be — an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media and of course callous and occasionally troll-ish responses. Such is the world in which we live these days.
The first part of that comment goes thus:
I get it. Sometimes the outcry over the death of a celebrity feels phony. You didn’t even know that person. What are you crying about? But we chart our entire lives by art. I remember what I was listening to at every milestone of my life. I define whole years by certain albums.
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