Self-imposed or otherwise.
I apologize for the vulgarity.
I'm not sorry at all for the vulgarity.
Just have fun. Yes, there are lines, but a lot of times you don't know where they are until you've crossed them. It should be any artist's hope to set out to cross lines, push boundaries, elicit emotional responses, extract polar opposite opinions.
"I hate it" is better than "meh..."...
So yeah. Fuck rules and thinking you have to be a certain way or play a certain song or write a certain lyric to be accepted or popular or successful. Define your own acceptance, popularity, success. Just do you...
If it sounds like I'm trying to inspire myself... well, gosh... isn't that one of the points of writing a blog...?