I was looking for a “meep” reference for someone yesterday and stumbled across the video below. Who knew Sesame Street had the perfect metaphor for writing back in 1969? Do you remember Mahna Mahna and the Snowths?
Sometimes you self-censor from fear of others’ reactions.
Sometimes you can be silenced by the authority of feathers and a choreographed headshake.
And sometimes, despite the Pink Interlocking Horns of Disapproval, you gotta do what you gotta do.
No guarantee of a recording deal after your display of courage, though. 😉