Quotation by Stevie Smith

I may be smelly and I may be old,
Rough in my pebbles, reedy in my pools,
But where my fish float by I bless their swimming
And I like the people to bathe in me, especially women.
Stevie Smith (1902–1971), British poet, novelist. The River God (l. 1–4). . .

Faber Book of Nonsense Verse, The. Geoffrey Grigson, ed. (1979) Faber and Faber.
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