The poet needs a ground in popular tradition on which he may work, and which, again, may restrain his art within the due temperance. It holds him to the people, supplies a foundation for his edifice; and, in furnishing so much work done to his hand, leaves him at leisure, and in full strength for the audacities of his imagination.
The creative process is also the most terrifying part because you don't know exactly what's going to happen or where it is going to lead. you don't know what new dangers and challenges you'll find. it takes an enormous amount of internal security to begin with the spirit of adventure, discovery, and creativity. without doubt, you have to leave the comfort zone of base camp and confront an entirely new and unknown wilderness.
Within the miraculous brew of universal creativity , all you desire already exists. spend five minutes each morning with your eyes closed, living in that dimension. allow images to unfold without censor. feel yourself living the most magnificent life -- a life of joy, creativity and love -- as you grow inwardly into the person you need to be in order to manifest it effortlessly.
The tiny space, the toilet, two hundred strangers just a few inches away, it's so exciting, the lack of room to maneuver, it helps if you're double-jointed. Use your imagination. Some creativity and a few simple stretching exercises and you can be knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door. You'll be amazed how time flies.