“Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline.”
Peter De Vries, Reuben, Reuben
Saturday, 21 September 2013
T. S. Eliot
"Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go."
Preface to Transit of Venus poems by Harry Crosby (1931)