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Truth Doesn't Have To Hurt

I suffer not
no nightmares
no trauma
nor high stakes drama
no chronic illness
nor debilitating condition
anger is not an issue
nor is hate
nor impoverishment
nor existential angst

the "man " in me is thankful
the "artist" in me feels cheated
but, just so you know,
he (the artist in me)
is also a world class "idiot"!


I spent my years
serving many
asking nothing
but company
having many
dragged away
Hes too old
Hes too weird
Hes too crazy
and so my
dutiful sheep led
company went off

was I just their foil
to get the rest
of the solid attention
they sought
can such a world
at such a feeble
price be bought


yet I continue too
believe there are
a few original thinkers
in a world of lemmings
rushing too the edge

its quite the show!!

thank U!

old post, new comment
just wanted to reply with a thank you
I always enjoy your thoughts and take on a piece

later my man,


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So true that it seems the artist in us needs emotional extremes
... as Kurt Cobain said - 'thank you for the tragedy - I need it for my art'

But let me say - I don't believe the artist in you is any more of an idiot than mine or anyone elses'... we're all a little crazy though ...

I really like this - why is it in a blog?
love judy

'Each for the joy of the working, and each, in his separate star,
shall draw the Thing as he sees It, for the God of Things as They are.'
(Rudyard Kipling)

Hi Judy

yes, more crazed than an idiot...but on the point of feeling cheated, that is plain stupid...

This was posted in 2011 so I don't remember why a blog

thanks for your support


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