“To live is to war with trolls in heart and woul.
To write is to sit in judgement on oneself..“
“To be oneself on a basis of gold
is no better than founding one’s house on the sand.
For your watch, and your ring, and the rest of your trappings
the good people fawn on you, grovelling to earth;
they lift their hats to your jewelled breast-pin;
but your ring and your breast-pin are not your person..“
“To think it, wish it, even want it —
but do it! No, that I cannot understand.“