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Constantly Risking Absurdity

Constantly Risking Absurdity


by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Constantly Risking Absurdity: Finish that Thought Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Constantly Risking Absurdity? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Constantly risking absurdity…

and death
and entrechats
and emperors of ice-cream
Q. and balancing on eyebeams…

with Beauty
above a sea of faces
with eternity
with Cyclops
Q. The super realist must perceive

taut truth
Q. the high wire is made by

the janitor
the poet
Q. Beauty stands and waits with

Charlie Chaplin
the audience
her grandma