Ben Jonson

11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637 / London / England

The Short Fear

My awkward grossness grows: I go down, through

I maintain my self in the conviction
that I have as much to say as others
and more apposite ways of saying it

Certainly I feel it has all been said

The short fear is that even saying it
in my own way is equally pointless
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