„We are afraid of what our eyes have seen:
For something is amiss or out of place
When mice with wings can wear a human face.“

—  Theodore Roethke, Context: He loops in crazy figures half the night Among the trees that face the corner light. But when he brushes up against a screen, We are afraid of what our eyes have seen: For something is amiss or out of place When mice with wings can wear a human face. "The Bat," ll. 5-10
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poeta e scrittore statunitense 1908 - 1963
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