Earle Birney


Quotations

  • ''a fuzzed moth in a flannel of storm''
    Earle Birney (b. 1904), Canadian poet. Bushed (l. 9). . . New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, The. Margaret Atwood, comp. (1982) Oxford University Press.
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  • ''owls in the beardusky woods''
    Earle Birney (b. 1904), Canadian poet. Bushed (l. 22). . . New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, The. Margaret Atwood, comp. (1982) Oxford University Press.
  • ''ospreys
    would fall like valkyries''
    Earle Birney (b. 1904), Canadian poet. Bushed (l. 15-16). . . New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, The. Margaret Atwood, comp. (1982) Oxford University Press.
  • ''Unreal, tall as a myth,''
    Earle Birney (b. 1904), Canadian poet. The Bear on the Delhi Road (l. 1). . . New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, The. Margaret Atwood, comp. (1982) Oxford University Press.
  • ''It is not easy to free
    myth from reality
    or rear this fellow up
    to lutch, lurch with them
    in the tranced dancing of men.''
    Earle Birney (b. 1904), Canadian poet. The Bear on the Delhi Road (l. 31-35). . . New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, The. Margaret Atwood, comp. (1982) Oxford University Press.
  • ''an ambling bear
    four-footed in berries.''
    Earle Birney (b. 1904), Canadian poet. The Bear on the Delhi Road (l. 24-25). . . New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, The. Margaret Atwood, comp. (1982) Oxford University Press.

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