Quotation by Stanley Plumly

I know if I wake up cold,

and go out into the clear spring night,
still dark and precise with stars,
I will feel the wind coming down hard
like his hand, in fever, on my forehead.
Stanley Plumly (b. 1939), U.S. poet. Out-of-the-Body Travel (l. 20–24). . .

Longman Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, The, 1950–1980. Stuart Friebert and David Young, eds. (1983) Longman.
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