Go upto everyone you fear losing, and tell them what they might be so afraid to hear! Life is too short to bullshit each other and DO NOT EXPECT. Infact, expect great disappointments, but with a grin!
...does not produce great art, Kafka aside. Meaningful art comes from happiness. Look for happiness outside of as well as within your work. It took me a long time to beat the "tortured artist" role out of myself... but it's been better since.
Of course, writing must be done in a state of controlled hysteria.
Friends have a way of showing us why we should love ourselves more...Jason
Gone to find myself, If I get back before I return...Please keep me here!