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How do you find your muse?

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Answered 2007-07-19 02:11:02

This is poetic shorthand for "I am finding what inspires me". In early Greek times a Muse was a goddess of inspiration in poetry, art, drama, prose and other creative activities. So the Muse would work through physical things like people, places or situations.
Say you are a writer and you have lost your Muse (writer's block) you go for a walk and you witness a sunset or a leaf falling or any number of things and all of a sudden the ideas start flowing as if by magic. You found your Muse.

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