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page-21b          Man holding cloud <> 8-1/2" x 11" May 2002 <> pen on paper smudged with paint thinner

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"The weight will rest on my shoulders... if it cuts and it hurts I'll become harder. If it twists me in agony I'll bend I'll fall but I won't break. I'll become like them and fill myself with hate. There is no compromise There is no solace

fill me with your hate
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because I'm unlikable"
Creativity carries personal risk. Risk is always there. It is personal risk to post this on the internet except I'm old, and others could benefit recognizing similar feelings in themselves.
At times like this, people discount their work and abilities. I threw away a lot of paintings during this period <> I remember a pile sitting on the trash can <> I remember some of the work was good <> it was a mistake. Fortunately, I did not throw away work on paper, and increased my output on paper.
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