Babette Deutsch Quote

History
Coming too close
Is monstrous, like a doll
That is alive and bigger than the child
Who tries to hold it.


Collected Poems: 1919-1962 (ed. 1963)

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History Coming too close Is monstrous, like a doll That is alive and bigger than the child Who tries to hold it.

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History Coming too close Is monstrous, like a doll That is alive and bigger than the child Who tries to hold it.

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History Coming too close Is monstrous, like a doll That is alive and bigger than the child Who tries to hold it.

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History Coming too close Is monstrous, like a doll That is alive and bigger than the child Who tries to hold it.