You want to cry aloud for your
mistakes. But to tell the truth the world
doesn’t need any more of that sound.

Mary Oliver (1935-2019) American poet
“The Poet With His Face in His Hands,” New Yorker (4 Apr 2005)

Collected in New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2 (2005), and The Best American Poetry, 2006.
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