• One must write poetry in such as way that if one threw the poem in a window, the pane would break.

    Daniil Kharms, Aleksandr Ivanovich Vvedenskiĭ, George Gibian (1987). “The Man with the black coat: Russia's literature of the absurd : selected works of Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky”, Northwestern Univ Pr