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.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
and a friend's knocked-back pension application.
Comments about Benefaction Under Stress by Douglas Scotney
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Still I Rise
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You