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Self affirmation?

There will ever
only
be one da Vinci!
Monkeys and typewriters hammer in my head. This has little to do with Leo’s lovely and brilliant life’s work.

There will ever
only
be one van Gogh!
I still have both ears. But then again, he started out with two, I think.

There will ever
only
be one Cezanne!
I liked his apples. So did his wife; a customer asked to buy just one and she cut it out of the canvas and sold it. They needed the money.

There will ever
only
be one Andy!
Not that I ‘get’ his art really, but certainly there was impact and it resonated in the modern world somehow. What did it all mean? Perhaps that question reflects why he was popular. I’m not terribly fond of soup though.

There will ever
only
be one me!
That’s the point. Popularity and skill and resonance an…