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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2 Comments

  1. Sheryl Skoglund says:

    O generation of the thoroughly smug
    and thoroughly uncomfortable,
    I have seen fishermen picnicking in the sun,
    And they were happier than I am;
    And the fish swim in the lake
    and do not even own clothing.
    Paradise is not lost here yet.

  2. Sheryl Skoglund says:

    O generation of the thoroughly smug
    and thoroughly uncomfortable,
    I have seen fishermen picnicking in the sun,
    And they were happier than I am;
    And the fish swim in the lake
    and do not even own clothing.
    Paridise is not lost here yet.

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