7 Dec 2012

Résumé – Dorothy Parker

[1893–1967, American]

Razors pain you;
Rivers are damp;
Acids stain you;
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren’t lawful;
Nooses give;
Gas smells awful;
You might as well live.

Source: Parker, D 1931, Death and Taxes, The Viking Press, New York.

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