Jelly

The celebrity simpleton, Mr. Bean,
Had a bad time cooking beans,
Said aloud, “The hurt in your belly,
Just needs a whole lot of jelly.”

The form involved here is a Clerihew. A clerihew is a whimsical, biographical humorous verse:
1. They are four lines long; 2. The first and second lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines rhyme with each other; 3. The first line names a person, and the second line ends with something that rhymes with the name of the person; 4. A clerihew should be funny.
You needn’t limit clerihews to people you know, but remember, the clerihew is humorous, not satirical.

Shared at Lots of Laughter (April Prompts – Clerihew)

Written as part of the April A to Z in 26 Days challenge, and 30 poems in 30 days, NaPoWriMo challenge.

Poetry & writing to me are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

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