Quotation by David Daiches

Wait, Kate! You skate at such a rate
You leave behind your skating mate.
Your splendid speed won't you abate?
He's lagging far behind you, Kate.
David Daiches (b. 1912), U.S. poet. To Kate, Skating Better than Her Date (l. 1–4).

NYBP. New Yorker Book of Poems, The. (1969) The Viking Press. (Paperback edition of 1974 published by William Morrow & Company).
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