temptation (n):

1. something that seduces or has the quality to seduce enticement
2. the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid; desire – the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
3. the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

Me: okay, no more distracting me. i’ve got the world to save
Temptation: I thought that’s what this conversation was about.
Me: then who is going to save me from the world?
Temptation: I hope no one, or me, whichever you prefer…

I believe certain people must walk to the edge. It is in their nature. Van Gogh was an edgeridger. He wrote the below letter on October 8, 1889, from an asylum, after the infamous incident when he chopped off part of his left ear in Saint-Remy-de-Provence:

Dear God, this is a pretty awful little part of the world, everything’s hard to do here, to disentangle its intimate character, and so that it’s not something vaguely true, but the true soil of Provence. So to achieve that, you have to toil hard. And so it naturally becomes a little abstract. Because it will be a question of giving strength and brilliance to the sun and the blue sky, and to the scorched and often so melancholy fields their delicate scent of thyme.

Van Gogh painted Starry Night in 1889.Don’t you have to be a little crazy to walk to the edge? Is this where life’s great beauty hides?

     
     
     
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