Saturday, December 3, 2016

Reasons Why I Must Write

Why I Must Write - Orphan Pamuk (Peraih Nobel Sastra)

I Write because I have an innate need to write
I Write because I can't do normal work as other people do

I Write because I want to read books like the ones I write
I Write because I am angry at everyone
I Write because I love sitting in a room all day writing
I Write because I can partake of real life only by changing it

I write because I want others, the world, to know what sort of life we lived, and continue to live, in Istanbul, in Turkey

I Write because I Love the smell of paper, pen, and ink
I Write because I believe in literature, in the art of the novel, more than I believe in anything else.

I Write because it is a habit, a passion.
I Write because I am afraid of being forgotten
I Write because I like the glory and interest that writing brings

I Write to be alone
Perhaps I Write because I hope to understand why..
I am so very, very angry at everyone

I Write because I like to be read
I Write because one I have begun a novel, an essay, a page I want to finish it
I Write because everyone expects me to write

I Write because I have a childish belief in the immortality of libraires, and in the way my book sit on the shelf
I Write because it is exciting to turn all life's beauties and riches into words
I Write not to tell a story but to compose a story

I Write because I wish to escape from the foreboding that there is a place I must go but - as in a dream - can't quite get to

I Write because I have never managed to be happy
I Write to be Happy....

(dikutip dari buku Letters from Turkey-hal 398)

"Saya berharap ketika menemukan diri yang kehilangan semangat untuk menulis, alasan-alasan ini bisa kembali memotivasi. "I WRITE TO BE HAPPY"

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  1. salam kenal, aku belum pernah baca buku Orphan Pamuk meskipun di toko buku sudah banyak beredar, apa bukunya berat untuk di cerna?

    1. Halo mbak Pink. Trima ksh sdh berkunjung
      Em, sbnrx sy sndiri jg blm prnh bc buku orphan pamuk seh, heheheh. Kalimat di atas cuma sy kutip dari Buku Letter From Turkey karya Mas Faris BQ. Tp nti deh, kalo udh bca buku nya Orphan Pamuk, akan sy kabari, heheheheh