„There is one story and one story only
That will prove worth your telling“

"To Juan at the Winter Solstice" from Poems 1938-1945 (1946).
Poems
Contexto: There is one story and one story only
That will prove worth your telling,
Whether as learned bard or gifted child;
To it all lines or lesser guards belong
That startle with their shining
Such common stories as they stray into.

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