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
Passionate foodie was Mr. Stone Indulgence his was well known When he tried once to cook He tried it all by the book Misfortune the pages were blown Shared at One Single Impression (#159 Passionate), Monday Poetry Potluck (Food, Drink and Indulgence) & Lots of Laughter Image found through Google Images.
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
Erupts in anger One charges, other retreats Suddenly fearful Wall prevents escape Grabs by the throat, echoes voice “Can I have my cheese?” Shared at the Few Miles Haiku Challenge. Also for Lots of Laughter – Free Verse Prompt. Image from Wikimedia through Google Images