Headaches & Glory
Headaches of Glory
At times it seems unbearable. The struggles with self-doubt and the constant fear of premature artistic decline. What may seem to the spectator to be flashes of heroic inspiration or the privilege of genius, the master senses that all comes at too high an emotional price.
Appearances can not be kept up forever. Surely the day will come when something snaps. Next the downward slide. Soon all that remains will be a vain effort to hold on to the past. The precocious talent of youth will be no more.