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Two Cures for Love
Wendy Cope

1. Don't see him. Don't phone or write a letter.
2. The easy way: get to know him better.

Common Sense
Ogden Nash

Why did the Lord give us agility
If not to evade responsibility?

Les Murray

Where two or three
are gathered together, that
is about enough.
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    Excerpted from Comic Poems edited by Peter Washington. Copyright © 2001. Excerpted by permission of Everyman's Library, a division of Random House. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.