That's a Garrison Keillor quote...and it always makes me think about how what I do for a living never "stays sung". People send flowers over and over because they cherish someone...and because, well, ya know...flowers die.
There are so many kinds of art and so many accomplished artists in the world working in myriad mediums: stone, clay, paint, print, fabric, wood, metal, brick and mortar...making lasting art, in an attempt to make the world more beautiful.
The art I create is definitely intended to make the world more beautiful, but it's temporary beauty.... ....so it needs doing over and over again. YES!!
I guess that's called job security, huh?