Benefaction Under Stress - Poem by Douglas Scotney
Without pride, not a poet,
a benefactor in all but the charitable sense,
can be benefacted respect.
With pride, a poet,
possessing respect of his own,
on becoming a beggar
can be benefacted less.
seems the rationale
of benefaction under stress.
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and a friend's knocked-back pension application.
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