BIPPETY AND BOPPETY OPEN THEIR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS
— Oh! A signed photograph of the Poet Laureate!
— Yes. I like to add a touch of irony to my gift giving.
— I hope it didn’t cost you lots.
— I found it in the alley behind Lux Massage. There was a whole box of them.
— Come on! Open yours!
— Oh! A signed photograph of the Poet Laureate . . .
— Anything you can do I can do the same.
— Have you been going to Lux Massage too?
— Once or thrice. It’s been a difficult year. And any port in a storm . . .