Treasure Island

Ananta Madhavan


Defendant to Jury


I am adduced
as argument
in proof of life's
absurdity.

Do you have cause,
I ask of you,
To press a charge
So darn'd absurd?

When all of you
must be aware,
my reasoned plea
Could be absurd?

Verdict:
NOT ABSURD.

Submitted: Saturday, January 25, 2014

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This was provoked by the controversy about the theatre of the absurd.

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