EVERY CONVERSATION A QUIZ
(to a simple question:)
Who makes the patterns
in the coconut slices?
Martin de Vries.
(to the children’s question:)
Do you know what the big cheese
of world six looks like?
err . . .
(to the everyday question:)
How’s it going then?
Good question, but I’m sorry, that’s none of your business, and can’t
you see there’s a minuscule microphone stuck to my cheek?
(to the difficult question:)
Which states of mind do you mean exactly
and where do they usually hide out?
I will come back to that, and by the way I don’t think I am the person
and also I am afraid that – could you put all this into a short e-mail?
(to the painful question:)
How does a man like you
give proof he is alive, alive and kicking?
My social security number on my life insurance policy, my hand
on my little woman’s arse plus the goodnight kiss on my son’s forehead.
(to the artistic question:)
Is a submarine
also a pigboat?
But of course!