Quotation by Richard Wilbur

Wisely watch for the sight
Of the supernova burgeoning over the barn,
Lampshine blurred in the steam of beasts, the spirit's right
Oasis, light incarnate.
Richard Wilbur (b. 1921), U.S. poet. "A World without Objects Is a Sensible Emptiness," (l. 25–28). . .

Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I–II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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