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Quotation by Denise Levertov
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A photo of someone else's childhood,
a garden in another country—world
he had no part in and has no power to imagine:
yet the old man who has failed his memory
keens over the picture— 'Them happy days—
gone—gone for ever!'
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo–U.S. poet. "The Old Adam."
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