Let’s be honest, kids at school with head lice get treated a little different. This highly contagious itchiness is to be avoided at all costs and the poor little guy or girl is often put in some kind of social quarantine.
Being socially ostracized or left out can be extremely traumatic for children.
What is your point Geoff, you’ve only got seven sentences and “children with head lice” have nothing to do with “creative inspiration?”
My point is, the unusual and often painful conditions of our upbringing nearly always provide a fertile breeding ground for a person’s imagination. Painful experiences enrich our imaginations AND being socially ostracized CAN give you a unique perspective on life and the world around you.
How have the difficult situations in your life informed your creative process and given you a unique perspective?
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