Anne Ridler Quote

In every generation
The young acquire an image of their elders
Tranquil, assured, with every day mapped out
From punctual meals to reading by the fire.
Threescore and ten is not like that at all
We find on getting there.


New and Selected Poems (1988)

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In every generation The young acquire an image of their elders Tranquil, assured, with every day mapped out From punctual meals to reading by the...

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In every generation The young acquire an image of their elders Tranquil, assured, with every day mapped out From punctual meals to reading by the...

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In every generation The young acquire an image of their elders Tranquil, assured, with every day mapped out From punctual meals to reading by the...

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In every generation The young acquire an image of their elders Tranquil, assured, with every day mapped out From punctual meals to reading by the...