Quotation by Robert Creeley

My wife and I lived all alone,
contention was our only bone.
I fought with her, she fought with me,
and things went on right merrily.
Robert Creeley (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Ballad of the Despairing Husband (l. 1–4). . .

The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley, 1945-1975 (1982) University of California Press.
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