Quotation by Richard Hugo

Rub a half potato on your wart
and wrap it in a damp cloth. Close
your eyes and whirl three times and throw.
Then bury rag and spud exactly where they fall.
Richard Hugo (1923–1982), U.S. poet. The Way a Ghost Dissolves (l. 9–13). . .

Making Certain It Goes On; the Collected Poems of Richard Hugo. (1984) W. W. Norton.
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