Thursday, July 7, 2011

Philip Larkin

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Days


By Philip Larkin


What are days for?
Days are where we live.
They come, they wake us
Time and time over.
They are to be happy in:
Where can we live but days?

Ah, solving that question
Brings the priest and the doctor
In their long coats
Running over the fields.

2 comments:

Kelly said...

Beautiful!

Erica Mazzeo said...

Thank you Kelly! I found this poem the other day - love it!