Quotation by Robert Penn Warren

The oaks, how subtle and marine!
Bearded, and all the layered light
Above them swims; and thus the scene,
Recessed, awaits the positive night.
Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989), U.S. poet. Bearded Oaks (l. 1–4). . .

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