Quotation by Thomas Kinsella

The goddess who had light for thighs
Grows feet of dung and takes to bed,
Affronting horror-stricken eyes,
The marsh bird that children dread.
Thomas Kinsella (b. 1929), Irish poet. Baggot Street Deserta (l. 50–53). . .

Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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