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Kingsley Amis

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Be glad you're fifty — and
That you got there while things were nice,
In a world worth looking at twice.
So here's wishing you many more years,
But not all that many. Cheers!
--
"Ode to Me" in Collected Poems, 1944-1979 (1979), p. 134

 
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