Quotation by W.H. Auden

With one fist clenched behind his head, heel drawn up to thigh
The cocky little ogre dozes off, ready,
Though, to take on the rest
Of the world at the drop of a hat or the mildest
Nudge of the impossible,
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. Mundus et Infans (l. 9–13). . .

Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.
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