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The Benefit of Cursing Inanimate Objects
by Michael C. Keith

First I swore at the table for blocking my path.

Then I cursed the car door for hitting my shin.

Next I profaned the toilet seat for being so cold.

Later I blasphemed the rug for tripping me up.

Finally I vilified the rope because of its knot.

Why, I was asked, do I do this and replied:

Because they don’t answer back!