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.
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