Quotation by Louise Bogan

The cats will be glad; the fathers feel justified; the mothers
The sons and husbands will no longer need to pay the bills.
Childhoods will be put away, the obscene nightmare abated.
Louise Bogan (1897–1970), U.S. poet, critic. Evening in the Sanitarium (l. 21–23). . .

The Blue Estuaries; Poems 1923–1968 [Louise Bogan]. (1968; repr. 1988) Ecco Press.
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