I am indebted to Victoria Hamilton-Rivers who inspired this
What is making it?
What does it mean to have made it in life?
Who will tell you what making it is?
Who will tell you what you have to do to "make it"?
I'll tell you what making it is. But don't listen to me
tell you what making it is like it's "the
truth". In this work, nothing is "the truth".
Rather, listen to me tell you what making it is like a
Is making it acquiring wealth? Is making it amassing
possessions? Is making it becoming
Is making it having a town named after you? Is making it
having a million strong fan club screaming for you? Is
making it winning an Oscar? An Emmy? Is
making it when there's a monument built for you? Is making
it when you have your own talk show?
The answer? None of the above.
Here's what making it is:
I was born. Therefore I've made it. End of story.
You're born. Ergo you've made it. What else did you think
making it is? That's it. And this is it.
Now that you know what making it is, I'll tell you what
you have to do to make it.
To make it, what you have to do is nothing.
Making it is actually very easy. You've
already made it.