John Clare

(13 July 1793 – 20 May 1864 / Northamptonshire / England)

Badger


The badger grunting on his woodland track
With shaggy hide and sharp nose scrowed with black
Roots in the bushes and the woods, and makes
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  • Kevin Lister (6/2/2006 5:16:00 AM)

    I love this poem, and used to read it to my kids when they were young. It made an incredible impression on them and they asked for it now,10 years later.

    It is a great portrayal of a tragically courageous struggle against an overwhelming evil opposition. (Report) Reply

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