Quotation by Wilfred Owen

Bees
Shaking the heavy dews from bloom and frond.
Boys
Bursting the surface of the ebony pond.
Wilfred Owen (1893–1918), British poet. From My Diary, July 1914 (l. 9–12). . .

Faber Book of Modern Verse, The. Michael Roberts, ed. (4th ed. revised by Peter Porter, 1982) Faber and Faber.
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