The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
There are two men inside the The Artist poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
If you ask me, what I have come to do in this world, I who am an artist, I will reply: I am here to live my life out loud.
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