Monday, September 28, 2009

anecdote #46 - investment banker

asked if I was still teaching
I said I was writing full time, poetry
she blinked, wrote under occupation:

shudder that one professional
would do that to another
that a woman would to another.
undermining years on legal documents


Crafty Green Poet said...

oh gosh that's so sad, how cruel of her....

Pearl said...

clueless, non-parsing. her world view didn't seem to admit the possibility of that answer.