THE AMATEUR

THE AMATEUR
Glenn W. Cooper

             An amateur astronomer was looking
through a telescope when a star fell into his
eye.
     The next day he complained to his doctor
of a burning sensation.
     You have stars in your eye, the doctor said,
That’s the problem with being an amateur; a
professional wouldn’t let this happen, the
doctor said, Get your head out of the clouds.
     What about proctology, the man said.
     Get your head out of that, too, the doctor
said.
     Gynecology?
     Don’t start playing with fire …   

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Posted on March 29, 2012, in Glenn W. Cooper, POETRY and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Another inventive and funny poem from Glenn W. Cooper. Read two of his other poems on MM: AN ABANDONED HOUSE and A RIVER IS RUNNING.

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