Not drowning, waving

It never ceases to amaze me what one can find on the web.  Did you know the origins of this idiom/expression? It was a poem written in 1957 by Stevie Smith.  It’s called Not waving but Drowning.

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7 Comments on “Not drowning, waving”

  1. Is he one of those floating volcanic types of rock?
    Did he eat anything in the last hour?
    Is there even a lifeguard on duty in case you are wrong about the drowning thing?
    These are just a few of the questions I have.

  2. Tilly Bud says:

    Did you know Tori Amos sang this once?


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