Self Pity

by D. H. Lawrence


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I never saw a wild thing
sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
without ever having felt sorry for itself.

-- from The Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence, by D. H. Lawrence

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