Simon Williams

Making Fun

When we told Irish jokes, it’s said
the Irish told of the Kerry man
and in Kerry they told of the men
of a small village near the sea.

In that village, one bar in particular
took the butt of all their gags
and in that bar one man, sat at the end,
who once said something foolish.

First published in Inti, Oversteps Books, 2016

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