The Village Idiot

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 14 February 2021, village.

Village idiot, easy to stump,
He was fun to wind up, what a chump,
When I claimed, like a flea,
Could jump higher than a tree,
He replied, “don’t be daft, trees can’t jump”

Author: Mister Bump UK

Designed/developed large IT systems, interrupted by a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Now mix development of health-related software with voluntary work and writing. Married, with an estranged daughter.

8 thoughts on “The Village Idiot”

    1. I wanted something that I knew everybody would understand, just to get the “village idiot” bit across. Actually it took a bit of thought because so much of humour has national boundaries. But obviously once thought of, I built the rhyme around it. Please, read it to your grandchild and let me know the verdict!


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