Quotation by W.H. Auden

Kicking his mother until she let go of his soul
Has given his a healthy appetite: clearly, her role
In the New Order must be
To supply and deliver his raw materials free;
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. Mundus et Infans (l. 1–4). . .

Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.
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