What are days for?

Philip Larkin Quote: “What are days for? Days are where we live. They come,  they wake us Time and time over. Theyare to be happy in: Where can...”

“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.”

 Philip Larkin, “Days

from Whitsun Weddings. Copyright © Estate of Philip Larkin

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