Electric

Famous quotes containing the word electric:

    The widest prairies have electric fences....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    That’s the down-town frieze,
    Principally the church steeple,
    A black line beside a white line;
    And the stack of the electric plant,
    A black line drawn on flat air.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Flabby, bald, lobotomized,
    he drifted in a sheepish calm,
    where no agonizing reappraisal
    jarred his concentration of the electric chair—
    hanging like an oasis in his air
    of lost connections. . . .
    Robert Lowell (1917–1977)