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Darrell asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 2 months ago

Can someone explain the two dead boys poem?


Its supposed to be funny?

2 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Although the Two Dead Boys poem (“One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night”) is often referred to as a nonsense rhyme, the description is not strictly accurate. It is clearly understandable in any of its many forms and versions and the impossibilities in the story are no more than sensible words and phrases that have been transposed.

  • 2 months ago

    Yes. it is funny because every sentence in the poem contradicts itself.

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