by on August 15, 2023 :: 0 comments

Sometimes the pain
Of artistry
Is almost too much
To bear

The disappointments
The doubts
The debts piling up

But how do you calculate
The return on investment
For the Parthenon,
The Pietá,
Or Moby Dick?

When did we stop
Learning the joy
Of growing the beans
Just so we could count them?

editors note:

Selah! – mh clay

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