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Quotation by Wallace Stevens
Here in the centre stands the glass. Light Is the lion that comes down to drink. There And in that state, the glass is a pool. Ruddy are his eyes and ruddy are his claws When light comes down to wet his frothy jaws
Wallace Stevens (1879–1955), U.S. poet. The Glass of Water (l. 6–10). . .
Collected Poems [Stevie Smith]. James MacGibbon, ed. (1976) New Directions.
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