Leonard Cohen On The Creative Process “When there’s no way out – just through – that has to become your material”

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It’s the constant feeling: can I scrape together another song, can I stitch together another paragraph of this book that’s been going on for years? It’s mostly scraping the barrel, scratching through the bark to get a little honey. And when there’s no way out — just through — that has to become your material.quotedown2

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From Leonard Cohen Obscured…A Haunting by Spector by Stephen Holden. Rolling Stone: January 26, 1978. Originally posted Jan 18, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric