Art is a Vampire

I create many pieces of Art
that by sheer enormity
become a Dragon leashed to me
to which my Identity is Confused.
My self worth can seem equivalent to it’s quality.
If It is bad, I am bad,
If It is good, then I am good.
I Hoard It, I Protect It.
I am Lord Creator, Protector, and Guardian of this Beast.
Is an Artist a Myth?
Is an Artist the Original False Prophet?
Purveyor of Culture defined as:

a :  the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations
b :  the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; also :  the characteristic features of everyday existence (such as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a place or time popular culture Southern culture
c :  the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization a corporate culture focused on the bottom line
d :  the set of values, conventions, or social practices associated with a particular field, activity, or societal characteristic

Definition then VOID,
Art is a Vampire
Who cannot find Youth- their blood tastes fresher, better-
Placed in a Museum, like a funeral pyre
to be
a Relic at Rest.

Categories: Manic Beatnik Riffing

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