John Berryman Quote

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.


Interview in the Paris Review, winter 1972

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.