Link to YDN article by Ava Kaufman
Laugh Out Loud
' " Twas brillig and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe . . ."
Photo above is yours truly, coming out of anaesthesia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center , December, 2008, after having half a kidney removed for cancer.
I donned a fools' cap to scorn the absurdity of life and death and recited from memory the "Jabberwocky" to demonstrate to the doctors and attendants that I still had all (or most of) my marbles.