EppsNet Archive: Ezra Pound

Thoroughly Smug and Thoroughly Uncomfortable


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. — Ezra Pound, “Salutation” Read more →