For absurdity, from Dome of the Hidden Pavilion. Some absurdity is necessary, like Tate, and some is not.
from Peace / by James Tate
“… You were just sitting here by yourself doing nothing?”
he said. “I watched the sunset. It was quite lovely,” I said.
“Isn’t that against the law?” he said. “Not that I know of,”
I said. “Well, you’re an absurd man,” he said. “Maybe I am,
maybe I’m not. It makes no difference to me…”