To say I’m without fear–
it wouldn’t be true.
I’m afraid of sickness, humiliation.
Like anyone, I have my dreams.
But I’ve learned to hide them,
to protect myself
from fulfillment: all happiness
attracts the Fates’ anger.
They are sisters, savages–
in the end, they have
no emotion but envy.
Michael Carini | Labyrinth of the Butterfly
Michael Carini | Series: The Boy In The Box | Acrylic on Canvas
Yogini, 2002, by Pushpamala N.
David Hockney, A Bigger Splash, 1967.
Michael Carini | MichaelCarini.com | Original Artwork & Custom Reproductions
Michael Carini | The Disintegration Of Memory
Andres Serrano, Piss Christ, 1987.
Barbara Kruger, Loser (Cover for 2016 Election Issue of New York Magazine), 2016.