These words where written in a journal by Kurt Cobain. There’s always been controversy over Cobain, Nirvana and their untimely end. Even the release of his journals had fans butting heads.
To some Cobain was just a drug abusing rock star – to others (and myself) an artist with a beautiful and tortured soul.
The quote that makes the title of this article is simplicity and genius in itself. It’s what Cobain appeared to be striving for in his art – ambiguity. Ironically, it was the misinterpretation of his ambiguous words and lyrics that caused him much of his fight with the popular media.
With this series of articles I intend to explore a few of the possible meanings of this simple statement.