Quotation by W.H. Auden

the expensive delicate ship that must have seen
Something amazing, a boy falling out of the sky,
Had somewhere to get to and sailed calmly on.
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. Musée des Beaux Arts (l. 19–21). . .

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