Ex Libris Kirkland

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First Written 1943
Genre Poetry
Origin UK
Publisher Faber & Faber
ISBN-10 0571151930
ISBN-13 978-0571151936
My Copy library hardback
First Read May 07, 2014

New and Selected Poems

But the birth of a child is an uncontrollable glory;
Cat's cradle of hopes will hold no living baby,
Long though it lay quietly.
And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
It compels humility: what we began
Is now its own.

- from For a Child Expected

Quoted on May 7, 2014

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