by Carolyn Forché
The Colonel Language and Communication Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Sentence)
Something for your poetry, no? (29)
The colonel probably knows that actions may speak louder than words, and a picture may be worth a thousand words, but words have an inestimable power in print, especially with the emotion of poetry. He's mocking the speaker, maybe, but she takes him literally and gets the final word.