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That is the creative artist — a penalty of the creative artist — wanting to make order out of chaos. The rest of us plain people just accept disorder (if we even recognize it) and get a bang out of our five beautiful senses, if we’re lucky.

Ursula Nordstrom (February 2, 1910–October 11, 1988) in a letter to young Maurice Sendak, found in Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom

Song: “Into the Chaos” by Howling Bells