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Ezra Pound - Salutation

O generation of the thoroughly smug
        and thoroughly uncomfortable,
I have seen fishermen picnicking in the sun,
I have seen them with untidy families,
I have seen their smiles full of teeth
        and heard ungainly laughter.
And I am happier than you are,
And they were happier than I am;
And the fish swim in the lake
        and do not even own clothing.

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Salutation - Comments and Information

Poet: Ezra Pound
Poem: Salutation
Volume: Lustra
Year: Published/Written in 1916
Poem of the Day: Oct 13 2012

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