Joe Strummer once said that as an artiste, he wanted to be like an oxyacetylene torch – incandescent. Intense but short-lived. But enough with this,’life’s brief candle’ bullshit. Oxyacetylene flames are generated by controlled mechanics in the torch itself and candle flames are the result of a complex chemical energy exchange; hydrocarbons + oxygen=light
The key is in controlling your flame. I don’t believe in burning out or becoming spent.