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Quotation by Randall Jarrell
The head withdraws into its hatch (a boy's),
The engines rise to their blind laboring roar,
And the green, made beasts run home to air.
Now in each aspect death is pure.
Randall Jarrell (1914–1965), U.S. poet, critic. Second Air Force (l. 17–20). . .
The Complete Poems [Randall Jarrell]. (1969; repr. 1989) Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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