Dear Advice Columnist

I recently killed my father
And will soon marry my mother;
My question is:
Should his side of the family be invited to the wedding?

From I Am Flying into Myself: Selected Poems 1960-2014 by Bill Knott, edited by Thomas Lux. Copyright © 2017 by The Estate of Bill Knott.  Reprinted/Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.