POEM David Foster-Morgan

NWR Issue 109

The Entertainer

So I was chatting to this girl.
And I said I’m a professor.
Professor of what she said.
So I gave her my card.

So she gives me this look.
And I said, yes, professor of grief.
You teach grief she said.
So I did a little dance.

So she gives me this other look.
And I said I’m more of a song and dance man.
You’re funny she said.
So I burst into tears, and so did she...

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David Foster-Morgan lives and works in Cardiff. His poetry has appeared extensively in journals over the last ten years, most notably Poetry Wales. His first collection, Masculine Happiness, is due from Seren this autumn.


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