Quotation by Robert Hass

There are moments when the body is as numinous
as words, days that are the good flesh continuing
Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings,
saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry.
Robert Hass (b. 1941), U.S. poet. Meditation at Lagunitas (l. 28–31). . .

Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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