Phyllis McGinley Quote

Ah, snug lie those that slumber
Beneath Conviction's roof.
Their floors are sturdy lumber,
Their windows, weatherproof.
But I sleep cold forever
And cold sleep all my kind,
Born nakedly to shiver
In the draft from an open mind.


A Pocketful of Wry (1940)

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Ah, snug lie those that slumber Beneath Conviction's roof. Their floors are sturdy lumber, Their windows, weatherproof. But I sleep cold forever And...

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Ah, snug lie those that slumber Beneath Conviction's roof. Their floors are sturdy lumber, Their windows, weatherproof. But I sleep cold forever And...

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Ah, snug lie those that slumber Beneath Conviction's roof. Their floors are sturdy lumber, Their windows, weatherproof. But I sleep cold forever And...

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Ah, snug lie those that slumber Beneath Conviction's roof. Their floors are sturdy lumber, Their windows, weatherproof. But I sleep cold forever And...