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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 p…