230205 All-Day Breakfast — Influence and effluent — #480

Since The Creative Act was published, I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasters interview record-producer Rick Rubin. At some point, in one of the interviews, he says something like this:

Success is finishing a creation and then sharing it with the world. Everything that happens after that is luck.

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230131 All-Day Breakfast — The Doubt: A Meditation — #475

The Doubt

I might have changed
my middle name to Doubt
because some days I’m
brimming with the fears

that what I do will
all be soon found out
to be an effort
far beneath my peers

and yet within this
confidence of drought —
this self-effacing
inner hall of mirrors —

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Jason Theodor

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