Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….

Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….

Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….

Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….

The title of this poem is “Carelessness” from the book Ruthless Rhymes for Heartless Homes by Harry Graham. ¬†Graham was a humorous poet who was popular during the early 1900’s. He wrote in the style of black comedy, or “grotesquerie,” as can be seen in the full text of the poem:A window-cleaner in our streetWho fell (five storeys) at my feetImpaled himself on my umbrella.I said: “Come, come, you careless fella!If my umbrella had been shutYou might have landed on my nut!”
Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….
Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….
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Poem Title?Does anyone know where the poem which starts : ‘A window cleaner in our street fell ten stories to my feet, —‘, originates from….
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