Though we are known to be a visual species (especially the male gender), we
cannot overlook the impact audio plays in our daily lives; the sound of children laughing, nature, or the romantic whisper of a lover. But among all these audible wonders is music. What makes music so remarkable is its infinite diversity; from the origins of its creation to the instruments used. Whether purely instrumental, spoken, or sung, it moves us in ways no other medium can.
As writers, we thrive on inspiration. And as much as our muse sings to us
from things we see, we are also touched from that which you hear. Is
there a piece of music that defines you…or helps remind you of what is most
important in your life? Or is there a song that simply makes you feel good
despite the tribulations you face on any given day?
I believe everyone should have an anthem. Whether self-created or not is unimportant so long as it taps your self-love, vitality, or fulfills a specific
So…what’s Jack’s Anthem? What gem of profound musical splendor does he have after wind-bagging for so long? Well…my answer may disappoint you as I am, and forever will be a child of rock n’ roll and pop culture. (You should have seen me with my Peter Frampton hair in the 80’s) Then again…this is about me…as your song should be about you.
Bon Jovi: It’s my life and Lady Gaga: Born this way
Whether you wish to share your song or not is entirely your discretion, but
please…please find one. Who knows, the anthem you embrace may also strengthen and inspire the voice in your writing.