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Quotation by Wallace Stevens
The whole appearance is a toy. For this, The dove in the belly builds his nest and coos, Selah, tempestuous bird. How is it that The rivers shine and hold their mirrors up, Like excellence collecting excellence?
Wallace Stevens (1879–1955), U.S. poet. "The Dove in the Belly."
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