Quotation by Alun Lewis

The first month of his absence
I was numb and sick
And where he'd left his promise
Life did not turn or kick.
The seed, the seed of love was sick.
Alun Lewis (1915–1944), Welsh poet. The First Month of His Absence (l. 1–5). . .

Norton Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I–II. M. H. Abrams, general ed. (5th ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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