“the ways in which the ­passions and desires of the creator may be
satisfied in the work of art are complex and devious" -- TSE

“The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be
the man who suffers and the mind which creates." -- TSE


'Young Eliot,' by Robert Crawford
A review by David Yezzi
The New York Times
Aug. 21, 2015

One may not concur with the concluding remark, though.