Andrew Hudgins, American Poet ( April 22, 1951 - )

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My parents were mourning the death of my sister. She was killed in a car accident before I was born, and I didn't know she existed until I was 13 or 14 years old. I knew I was growing up in a house where people were angry and sad.~Andrew Hudgins

Death Sister Parents

I learned to think about religion, race and sex through the complex and often unattractive medium of jokes.~Andrew Hudgins

Religion Sex Think

Taking the time to polish a pun or fine-tune a practical joke is a way of saying, 'I'm thinking about you and I want to please you.'~Andrew Hudgins

Time Thinking Want

A good-humored wife who appreciates most, if not all, of my humor - her price is far above rubies, as the book of Proverbs doesn't quite say.~Andrew Hudgins

Wife Humor Book

Of all the logical impasses, unknowings, paradoxes, and terrors that provoke laughter, death by its finality and unsolvable mystery is paramount.~Andrew Hudgins

Death Laughter Mystery