I Shall Rise Again

(Until, of course, depression and despair took their inevitable toll, and he didn’t rise again at all.

This poet finds that very understandable, in the light of his then lifetime total of paintings actually sold:

One.)

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In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.

~ Vincent Van Gogh

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