Each diploma is a lighted match Each one of you is a fuse. Edward I(rving) Koch Addressing students at NY State University. In the
New York Times,10 Jun.
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green
age; that blasts the roots of trees Is my destroyer. And I am dumb to
tell the crooked rose My youth is bent by
the same wintry fever. Dylan Marlais Thomas 'The ForceThatThrough the Green Fuse Drives the