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Quotation by Karl Shapiro
No direct hit to smash the shatter-proof
And lodge at last the quivering needle
Clean in the eye of one who stands transfixed
In fascination of her brightness.
Karl Shapiro (b. 1913), U.S. poet, critic. The Dome of Sunday (l. 45–48). . .
New & Selected Poems, 1940–1986 [Karl Shapiro]. (1987) University of Chicago Press.
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