Baudelair -"To see and feel the world sensuously, to treat every line and color as a visual and sensual prompt to which I am compelled to respond emotionally. Look at the way he urges us, as artists:You have to be always drunk. That's all --it's the only way.But on what? Wine, poetry or virtue, as you wish. But be drunk. If sometimes ..in the mournful solitude of your room, you wake again, drunkenness already diminishing or gone, ask the wind, the wave, the star, the bird, the clock, everything that is flying, groaning, rolling, singing, speaking. . .ask what time it is and wind, wave, star, bird, clock will answer: "It is time to be drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of time, be drunk, be continually drunk! On wine, on poetry or on virtue as you wish."