Self-Pity

1I never saw a wild thing
2sorry for itself.
3A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
4without ever having felt sorry for itself.
Original Text: 
D. H. Lawrence, Pansies: Poems (London: Martin Secker, 1929): 58. PR 6023 A93P3 1929 Robarts Library
Publication Start Year: 
1929
Publication Notes: 
See Roberts A47
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 2000.
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