Quotation by William Jay Smith

The lariat snaps; the cowboy rolls
His pack, and mounts and rides away.
Back to the land the cowboy goes.
William Jay Smith (b. 1918), U.S. poet. The Closing of the Rodeo (l. 1–3). . .

New Poets of England and America. Donald Hall, Robert Pack, and Louis Simpson, eds. (1957) Meridian Books.
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