The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he's in business.
Quote by John Berryman
John Berryman Quotes
I didn't want to be like Yeats; I wanted to be Yeats.
Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so.
Literature bores me, especially great literature
Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay...
We must travel in the direction of our fear.