D.H. Lawrence Society of North America

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In Memory of Don Gutierrez

From "Beautiful Old Age"

"It ought to be lovely to be old
to be full of the peace that comes of experience
and wrinkled ripe fulfilment.
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And a young man should think:  By Jove
my father has faced all weathers, but it's been a life!"

(DHL, Poems, 503)