Quotation by Anthony Hecht

No prayers or incense rose up in those hours
Which grew to be years, and every day came mute
Ghosts from the ovens, sitting through crisp air,
And settled upon his eyes in a black soot.
Anthony Hecht (b. 1923), U.S. poet. "More Light! More Light!" (L. 29–32). . .

Oxford Book of War Poetry, The. Jon Stallworthy, ed. (1984) Oxford University Press.
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