A Sophisticate is an Emotional Interpreter

Jane Austen
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"And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them" Jane Austen

As a writer or a poet, a Sophisticate searches for the perfect word or phrase, that is true and captures the essence of human emotion. 

The goal of a writer is to utilize language to define and  translate emotions for people's interest. Whether it be fear, pain, love, anger, hatred, or happiness the goal of a writer is to utilize language to interpret emotions and make what is imagined real for other people. 

"Have no fear of achieving perfection - You will never reach it" Salvador Dali

A writer must read  to increase their vocabulary, study to enhance their knowledge base, and experience life as much to capture the essence of life. A writer will spend hours agonizing over a word or a sentence just to capture their feelings to express or interpret to other.  Writing is a  practice in the attempt to achieve perfection knowing it will never be reached. (A Sophisticate is a Writer)

Emily: Does anyone ever realize life while they live it...every, every minute?


Stage Manager: No. Saints and poets maybe...they do some.  "Our Town" Thorton Wilder

Of all the plays I've read or seen, my favorite is "Our Town" by Thorton Wilder. For me the play about the lack of appreciation of pleasures on earth that are denied to us in heaven. Those pleasures include pain and sorrow because in heaven, with all our pain swept away, there is no feeling. Feeling is the basis for life, feeling is what defines us as being alive, and what constitutes being human. 

Feeling is what writers utilize to interpret emotion with their pen or laptop.

"Angels whisper secrets in a writers heart of earthly pleasures and pain that heaven can never experience or enjoy" Sophisticate in the Suburbs

A writer is the interpreter to what only may angels know. Writers are the gatekeepers between heaven and earth. Writers write to communicate to those in heaven  about earthly experiences such as relationships and the sweetness of imperfection. Finally, writers define for those on earth the grace of love and the pain of hell. 

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” 'Our Town' Thorton Wilder

The goal for a writer is to interpret emotions and create truth with language. 

A writer tells a story to teach a lesson, create an idea, interpret emotions, and seek truth. A writer brings to people's conscious mind what is necessary for the appreciation of heaven and hell, and gratitude of everyday life. 

In the end, a writer is silent not when she doesn't have feelings to express but when she doesn't have the right language to interpret and convey emotions. (A Songwriter is an Emotional Interpreter).