I came across this really wonderful article while looking for college admission essays. well, don’t let the term ‘college admission’ come your way. Just go ahead and read it. This is a must read for every writer.
Here’s the excerpt.

“Bringing forth into words what really is ineffable is the greatest trick poets, and all writers, must perform. There is no greater pleasure for me than creating the necessary images to transmit feelings from my mind to someone else’s. This is a beautiful part of life known as art. Art adds to one’s understanding of oneself, and doing so helps one to live in peace…”

read the complete article here.