Quotation by Léonie Adams

All stars stand close in summer air
And tremble, and look mild as amber;
When wicks are lighted in the chamber
You might say stars were settling there.
Léonie Adams (1899–1988), U.S. poet. Country Summer (l. 27–30). . .

Modern American Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed. (8th rev. ed., 1962) Harcourt, Brace and Company.
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