One of my favorite poems: Philip Larkin’s “Next, Please.” I find it wise and sad.
Which is, you know, just what you want on a Friday. I’m a lot of fun at parties, let me tell you.
Have a great weekend!
They tuck you in, your mum and dad….
I had to look that one up, as it was new to me. I read the version you linked to, as well as the original one by Larkin. Remarkable how true they both are, and how much of this stuff is a matter of perspective.
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