This “common artist” is about to ascend
Ten Stories High —
Don’t look now.
Now I’ve reached a place where I’m afraid to fall —
Don’t look down.
My art has taken control,
It uplifts me high with an exhilarating view —
But I am afraid that if I choose to let go —
That I’ll end up becoming
Just like you.
Do I continue to rise
Come back down to earth?
Should I remain alone with only art as my companion?
Or do I release and return to join the rest of you?
I am so high
This remains a terrifying view.
Painted by Chet Davis
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