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February 28th Birthday Love: Stephen Spender

Poet and novelist Stephen Spender was born on this day February 28, 1909 in London. My Parents My parents kept me from children who were roughWho threw words like stones and wore torn clothesTheir thighs showed through rags they ran in the streetAnd climbed cliffs and stripped by the country streams. I feared more than …

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