Hey Diddle Didn’t

#4 in this silly sequence of Never Afters – hope you enjoy it. 🙂

Charron's Chatter


Ever wondered

what became of

fairy folks disabled?

Facing trials

beyond the files

of lesson-teaching fables?

Their stories start

with broken parts

as in the case of vermin,

whose blinded eyes

helped compromise

their tails & their earnings.


The tails lost

were hefty cost,

and seeking restitution…

Mice authorized

an opp on eyes

as ultimate solution…

And while procedure

surely featured

machinations basic,

the upshot changed

their story range

to Mice enduring Lasik.


Just as sad

is tale of lad

known as Humpty-Dumpty,

cracked and bruised

the Ova who

grew famous being clumsy.

The aftermath

of fearsome crash

was actually the nexus…

Shattered, battered

put on platter—

they ate Egg Man for breakfast.


This threw a wrench

in rhymes entrenched

particular to Ma Goose…

As Dish for eggs

had Dish-like legs

and thus was sorely misused.

No fiddling cats,

nor dogs to laugh,

at bovine jump of moon…

Since laden…

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I bring to you an arrow, whole, Use it, or break it, But if you choose to take it --Know-- With it also, I will go. © Karen Robiscoe @1992

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