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THE JOKE By Charle Bukowski

THE JOKE By Charle Bukowski
it often happens when the party is

going well,

somebody will say, “wait a minute, that

reminds me, I heard this

joke, it will only take a minute and I

promise not to tell

more than one.”

he leans forward and begins to tell
it, and this is the worst part because
you know it will not be funny, and even worse
than that, not even plausible, but he goes
on as your stomach feels as if you had
eaten a rotten egg, your reach the punch
line long before he gets to it, then he
finishes,
looks about.
there is silence, no laughter, not even
a smile.
“wait,” he says, “don’t you get it?”
“I understand,” I tell him.
then he leans back, thinks that I
have no sense of humor, have had a
bad day, or that he has overestimated my
intelligence.
in all my decades of joke-
listening


I’ve only heard one that is


worthwhile,

it goes like this—

no wait, I’ve forgotten

it.

OUTFIT DETAILS
TOP@H&M
JEANS@APHRODITE
SHOE@PRIMARK FROM @TRUWORTHFASHION
BAG@JUMIA


you’re
lucky. 

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4 Comments

  1. ms cookie
    Author
    August 23, 2014 / 4:23 pm

    love the pop of red

  2. Princess Audu
    Author
    August 23, 2014 / 5:38 pm

    I love this joke and your outfit is lovely. I love the pop of red and your high-waist jeans. You look stunning as usual.

    PrincessAudu

  3. Jaela
    Author
    August 25, 2014 / 6:51 pm

    This is gorgeous….I love it

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