New Nursery Rhymes by Mike Berger
Humpty Dumpty lay in pieces;
no one gave a damn.
Learning to tolerate the infestation
of flies as the grapes rotted on
Little Boy Blue plays the bass
guitar in a rock band. They jam
until yogurt turns putrid. Licorice
is on sale for $1.79 a pound.
Little Miss Muffet was forced to
change her diet; she was allergic
to gluten. Now she eats marmalade
and mango salsa they taste like
Big bad wolf is a cunning one; he
used dynamite to blast down the
pig's house. He stores their mangled
flesh in his freezer.
Old King Cole is merry no more,
Someone stole his cane. With just
one leg , he must use his wheelchair
until be buys another on eBay.