An Observation

ImageThe story of a person struggling against her time will always be more compelling than the story of the person who fits in and exemplifies it.

That is why the most popular entertainment– that which best reflects the taste of the day– is usually not what endures.

The artists who last were usually not the ones who sold well in their time.

It is because the poet does not fit her time that she is able to illuminate it by contrast.

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