Quotation by John Hollander

When Adam found his rib was gone
He cursed and sighed and cried and swore
And looked with cold resentment on
The creature God has used it for.
John Hollander (b. 1929), U.S. poet. The Lady's-Maid 's Song (l. 1–4). . .

New Poets of England and America. Donald Hall, Robert Pack, and Louis Simpson, eds. (1957) Meridian Books.
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