Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Poet sends a Picture of her Nose to an older Poet of Celebrated Beauty

The Poet sends a Picture of her Nose to an older Poet of Celebrated Beauty Dear Sir, I am sending you this picture of my nose In hope you’ll look at it and give me your advice, Although I cannot claim my nose is quite original, Some have been kind enough to find it startling. […]

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But it’s no different from jokes about murder.

  I once told a joke that hurt someone who’d lost a loved one to murder. It was awful. It was not even a joke about murder. It was a joke about how some people thought I was twenty-three, but actually I was twenty-six. The context really isn’t worth explaining, it wasn’t much of a […]

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