„People expect old men to die,
They do not really mourn old men.“

"Old Men"
Many Long Years Ago (1945)
Контексте: People expect old men to die,
They do not really mourn old men.
Old men are different. People look
At them with eyes that wonder when...
People watch with unshocked eyes;
But the old men know when an old man dies.

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Огден Нэш фото
Огден Нэш9
американский поэт 1902 - 1971

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