Quotation by Louis Simpson

On the lawn at the villa—
That's the way to start, eh, reader?
We know where we stand—somewhere expensive—
Louis Simpson (b. 1923), U.S. poet. On the Lawn at the Villa (l. 1–4). . .

Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse, The, 1945–1980. D. J. Enright, comp. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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