The Artist

“…if he is an artist, he will be compelled to make sacrifices which worldly people find absurd and unnecessary. In following the inner light he will inevitably choose… poverty. And, if he has in him the makings of a great artist, he may renounce everything, even his art.” – Henry Miller Disillusioned but alive, he saunters slowly through the haze of hysteria in an age of a pretentiousoutrage. He’s … Continue reading The Artist

You’re Painfully Alive in a Drugged and Dying Culture

Published by Erik Rittenberry “It’s a disease. Nobody thinks or feels or cares any more; nobody gets excited or believes in anything except their own comfortable little God damn mediocrity.” — Richard Yates It’s quiet here in the early dawn and no one’s around. Just the way I like it. I’m sitting on a bench, sipping black coffee on an old dock looking out over … Continue reading You’re Painfully Alive in a Drugged and Dying Culture