A poet always has to be ready for the bread that comes fresh from the oven. Isn’t that an interesting statement? St. Augustine said a remarkable thing: The reward of patience is patience. Which is true. I’ve thought — I don’t know if you’d agree — what writers need above all else is humility. Because pretty much nothing that they do can make them more successful. It’s such a crapshoot. Humility works.
Two parts of an amazing interview with Harrison begin HERE.