From Charles E. Burchfield, Journals, Vol. 22, December 29, 1914
Saturday, December 29, 2012
The question of finances is persistent. I hate it. It turns my mind chaotically upside down. The true ideal seems false. - the beautiful unattainable. These are bad times for the poet. Courage! It is only one of [Thoreau's] steps, by which we ascend.
Charles Burchfield, December 29, 1914