Quotation by Elizabeth Bishop

I have seen it over and over, the same sea, the same,
slightly, indifferently swinging above the stones,
icily free above the stones,
above the stones and then the world.
Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979), U.S. poet. At the Fishhouses (l. 67–70). . .

The Complete Poems, 1927-1979 [Elizabeth Bishop]. (1983) Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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