“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.