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.

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) American writer
“Résumé” (1926)
Added on 3-Sep-07 | Last updated 12-Sep-16
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  1. Now there’s some admirable determination for you!

    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. — Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)…

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