David Herbert Lawrence

(11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930 / Nottinghamshire / England)

Self-Pity - Poem by David Herbert Lawrence

I never saw a wild thing
sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
without ever having felt sorry for itself.

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  • Mohamed Ali (7/21/2017 1:02:00 PM)

    I first heard about this from a movie.. and it was so catchy (Report) Reply

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  • (6/26/2014 12:05:00 AM)

    A small and beautiful poem from the great poet. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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