…doubt is our greatest weakness, fear our greatest obstructor, intolerance our greatest enemy; all of these prevent the ascension to greatness.
we spent the year trumped
dealt a hand claimed to be rigged
now must move as one
spewed hatred and deceit walls
built with poisonous bricks—words
If your dream is to be a poet, then also include isolation and rejection. Even one who dreams of being a lover must first except loneliness and heartbreak. Being a poet is to be a lover.
if you must pretend, give it your best effort for perhaps it is who you may become, like the caterpillar who pretends to fly…besides, are we not all actors on this stage of reality, whatever that may be.
a pool that has lanes share the same water…just because you swim in your lane doesn’t mean others aren’t affected.
to me art doesn’t imitate life in the same way as a reflection, it is a dimension of life all of its own being…and until we explore this dimension fully, we will continue to struggle with it.