The talk at the bar turned to the ladies’ habits. “We’ve missed the movies twice this week. Her friends ring so promptly.” “I heard someone had called 911 when she didn’t show for some party. True?” asked Dave. Said Inspector Alan Dunn,“I’d never have needed anyone;Nothing there to investigate,Katherine was always late.” Friday Flash 55 … Read more Always late…
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 … Read more Jelly
The great vampire, Von Danne Once had his stomach scannned To the nurse, he asked the fee A clove of garlic, she said merrily Shared at Magpie Tales (#56), Monday Poetry Potluck & Lots of Laughter (Clerihew Prompt) Image of Vampire from Bukisa found through Google Images. Garlic Image courtesy Tess Kincaid at Magpie Tales.
The ill scientist Dr. Michaels Had an affinity for chemicals In an attempt at recovery Made an accidental discovery But his mentor Dr. O’Neal That cure he did try to steal Mixed chemicals too soon And landed on the moon Shared at One Single Impression (#158 Accidental), Monday Poetry Potluck (Mentors, Role Models and Idols) … Read more Accidental(s)
That big TV pooch, Mr. Paws Touched a table, broke a vase Wondered if he’d be recluse If owner saw that breaking news Written for Lots of Laughter (Clerihew) and Theme Thursday (Break) Image from ClipArt Today, found through Google Images
The great explorer, Sir Hayes, Looked at the jungle, a mazed; Turned back, with all humility said, “I feel that’s the road ahead.” Written for Lots of Laughter, Clerihew Prompt and One Single Impression, #154 – Humility. Photography by Melinda Applegate at Flickr, found through Google Images.