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Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks
"Now bury your bird," the wind it bawled,
"And bury him down and down
Who had to put his trust in one
So light-eyed and so brown...."
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. "III. The ballad of the light-eyed little girl."
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