Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as an escape.
B & Rog are two of the most inspirational and kind people that I have connected with through tumblr. I hope I get to meet them soon, they have lent me more support via e-mails and kind words then many do in day to day life.
The artistic life is a long, lovely suicide.
“The sadness will last forever” were Vincent van Gogh’s last words, according to his brother. (Self-Portrait, Spring 1887, Art Institute of Chicago. Wikimedia Commons)
Creativity linked to mental illness.
Artists and researchers are more disposed toward psychiatric disorders than the general population. Authors are the most vulnerable. Interesting Article , More at sciencenordic.com