me what is happiness.
And I went to famous executives who boss the work of
thousands of men.
They all shook their heads and gave me a smile as though
I was trying to fool with them
And then one Sunday afternoon I wandered out along
the Desplaines river
And I saw a crowd of Hungarians under the trees with
their women and children and a keg of beer and
This poem is a poem about the search for happiness. It describes a person that goes to many people that one would think that would know about happiness, such as philosophy professors and wealthy executives. However, none of them have an answer for him, and they smile at his efforts. One Sunday he goes out for a walk and sees a crowd of people just communicating and enjoying living life together. Looking at this scene, he realizes his answer, that happiness comes from living life and enjoying doing so.