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In The Country

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This life is sweetest; in this wood
I hear no children cry for food;
I see no woman, white with care;
No man, with muscled wasting here.

No doubt it is a selfish thing
To fly from human suffering;
No doubt he is a selfish man,
Who shuns poor creatures, sad and wan.

But 'tis a wretched life to face
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Sylva Portoian 26 February 2010

Davies is feeling as every poets feel, he writes ' No daubt it is selfish thing, to fly from human sufferings' I say, 'But some they never feel and never bother to feel so they continue in life as if no humans exists near.'

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