Quotation by Roy Fuller

What does this mean? The individual,
Nature, mutation, strife?
I fell, though I am simple, still the whole
Is complex; and that life,
A huge, doomed throbbing—has a wiry soul
That must escape the knife.
Roy Fuller (b. 1912), British poet, novelist. Autobiography of a Lungworm (l. 37–42). . .

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