Some months ago Kari Nguyen, editor in Stymie Magazine, asked “Why do you write?”, for their column with the same title.
I had just come across some beautiful images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope which inspired an image essay as reply. Here it is:
Thank you so much Kari for asking me to contribute to the beautiful column on writing and for allowing me to write the essay in whatever form that came to mind.
(Image: Le Monde est Artificiel used by kind permission from Isabelle Pariente-Butterlin
The top image in the article itself is taken by H. Jensen.)