Quotation by John Updike

The ball loved Flick.
I saw him rack up thirty-eight or forty
In one home game. His hands were like wild birds.
John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, poet. Ex-Basketball Player (l. 16–18). . .

Collected Poems, 1953-1993 [John Updike]. (1993) Alfred A. Knopf.
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