Quotation by Derek Mahon

And in a disused shed in Co. Wexford,
Deep in the grounds of a burnt-out hotel,
Among the bathtubs and the washbasins
A thousand mushrooms crowd to a keyhole.
Derek Mahon (b. 1941), Irish poet. A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford (l. 10–13). . .

Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse, The, 1945–1980. D. J. Enright, comp. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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