[Skip Navigation]

Plagiarist Poetry Sites: Plagiarist.com | Poetry X | Poetry Discussion Forums | Open Poetry Project | Joycean.org
Enter our Poetry Contest
Win Cash and Publication!

Plagiarist.com Archive

Read more poems by Ezra Pound: Ezra Pound Poems at Poetry X.

More poems by Ezra PoundEzra Pound | Print this page.Print | View and Write CommentsComments | Books by Ezra PoundBooks by Ezra Pound

Salutation

Ezra Pound

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.

Added: 25 Mar 2002 | Last Read: 20 Sep 2018 10:04 PM | Viewed: 8150 times

A PoetryNotes™ Analysis of Salutation by Ezra Pound, is Available!

A PoetryNotes™ eBook is available for this poem for delivery within 24 hours, and usually available within minutes during normal business hours.

ON SALE - only $29.95 19.95!

For more information...


URL: http://plagiarist.com/poetry/3879/ | Viewed on 20 September 2018.
Copyright ©2018 Plagiarist - All rights reserved.