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“They caught all the wild children, / and put them in zoos, / They made them do sums / and wear sensible shoes. / They put them to bed / at the wrong time of day, / And made them sit still / when they wanted to play. / They scrubbed them with soap / and they made them eat peas. / They made them behave and / say pardon and please. / They took all their wisdom / and wildness away. / That's why there are none / in the forests today.”
Jeanne Willis, British writer