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Quotation by Theodore Roethke
Slow, slow, as a fish she came,
Slow as a fish coming forward,
Swaying in a long wave;
Her skirts not touching a leaf,
Her white arms reaching towards me.
Theodore Roethke (1908–1963), U.S. poet. The Visitant (l. 10–14). . .
Poetry in English; an Anthology. M. L. Rosenthal, general ed. (1987) Oxford University Press.
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