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D. H. Lawrence

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.

D. H. Lawrence, “Self-Pity,” The Complete Poems. (Wordsworth Editions Ltd; New edition edition September 5, 1994) Originally published 1964.

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