Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

Creatures that hang themselves up like an old rag, to sleep;
And disgustingly upside down.
Hanging upside down like rows of disgusting old rags
And grinning in their sleep.
Bats!
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British poet. Bat (l. 40–44). . .

The Complete Poems [D. H. Lawrence]. Vivian de Sola Pinto and Warren Roberts, eds. (1993) Penguin Books.
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