REDEFINED: It’s Just Me

06.08.17
This story is a part of the Lit Mag: The REDEFINED issue.

 


I was born in the country of Cambodia.  At the age of 4 my family and I moved to America.  We moved around so many times that the scenery and environment I’ve seen always changed.  In a way it helped me learn how to adapt.  Once I was in the 5th grade, my life became much more artistic because I saw a different point of view from myself and others.  This caused me to have a profound love for music and art.  I believe my art expresses how I feel inside.  What encourages me to create art is the feeling I get when I share it to other people. Seeing others cheer up because of my art puts a smile on face.  It means that I’ve made somewhat of a difference in someone else’s life.  When I create art, I try my best to do whatever feels real to me; art that comes from the heart.

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