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A Poem

By Atomic HistorianPublished about a month ago 1 min read
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Kings come and go

But art speaks to the human soul

Art is immortality

This poem was inspired by a friend asking the question, “I'm good at art but does that even mean anything at the end of the day?”

Below is my full response:

We don’t hang business contracts from the Renaissance in museums. Nobody pays 100s, 1000s, or millions of dollars for something a lawyer did in 1782.

Kings come and go. But art speaks to the human soul. Art is immortality.

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Comments (3)

  • Joe O’Connorabout a month ago

    Love the message behind this, and isn't it the truth!

  • Grz Colmabout a month ago

    😊👏 Great msg and analogy Atomic!

  • Souluminosityabout a month ago

    Beautiful! People mock those who'd rather live a modest life as an artist than be a millionaire in finance. But art does something so vital for an artist that those aren't artists just won't understand. As you said, art immortalizes.

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