Quotation by Jean Toomer

O land and soil, red soil and sweet-gum tree,
So scant of grass, so profligate of pines,
Jean Toomer (1894–1967), U.S. poet. Song of the Son (l. 6–7). . .

Norton Introduction to Poetry, The. J. Paul Hunter, ed. (3d ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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