An artist’s soul is tortured? Fuck you it is. The artist is a thing of pity that everyone tries to understand because at some point they were tortured by what they wanted to create, and failed. So when they see an artist and his art sucks they assume his soul is tortured and his life is a breathing piece of art that is about to happen. The suffering artist is supported, because his suffering might make some money at some point, but really he’s a poser that has no idea about suffering. If his suffering wasn’t relieved through his art, then what the fuck is he trying to do.
But the writer, ah, the writer isn’t a tortured soul, he’s just a dick, a cynic. There is a logical sequence to words that is taught as if it were mathematic. Follow the steps, grow your thought tree and everything will turn out. It’s not a big deal. There’s no aesthetic quality to your “art” it’s just words on a blank page. Anyone can fucking do that. No the writer is just a dick. And his alcoholism is just another reason to hate him, it’s too easy to think that a simple task of pounding out letters could be consider art, could be considered a medium worth pursuing…
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