Roald Dahl

“St. Valentine’s Day”

"St. Valentine's Day"

“St. Valentine’s Day”

The Prime Minister cried with a squeal,
“This card says, I LOVE YOU FOR REAL,
“But hang on. How exciting,
“I know this hand–writing.
“The damn thing was written by Neil!”

Roald Dahl
‘St. Valentine’s Day’
five–line autograph manuscript poem signed ‘RD’
beginning ‘The Prime Minister cried with a squeal…’
and ending ‘…The Damn thing was written by Neil’
in ballpoint on a sheet of scrap paper