Valentine was a Saint
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Valentine was a Saint; 
He was all I ain't.
That’s why he was blessed
Along with all the rest
Of them Holy birds
Spoutin’ joyful words.
I wish I was a Saint
Anyway what I ain’t
Then I could be right with you.
Gee, oh golly, how I mith you.


Published in Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual (1969).

Not illustrated.