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Quotation by Anthony Hecht
It's all very well to dream of a dove that saves,
Picasso's or the Pope's
The one that annually coos in Our Lady's ear
Half the world's hopes,
Anthony Hecht (b. 1923), U.S. poet. Birdwatchers of America (l. 1–4). . .
New Oxford Book of American Verse, The. Richard Ellmann, ed. (1976) Oxford University Press.
Surprise me with a
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