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Quotation by Muriel Rukeyser
Twilight and bulb define
the brown room, the overstuffed plum sofa,
the boy, and the girl's thin hands above his head.
Muriel Rukeyser (1913–1980), U.S. poet. Boy with His Hair Cut Short (l. 2–4). . .
Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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