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Fly, fly, till you succeed

by on April 3, 2013
"HAH! Sucker!"

His name is Pete!

Have you heard the story?
Of a man who tried to try
Unwittingly so
To try and kill a fly

He started with a roll of paper
He swung it all around
With gusto and much vigour
And a harsh brutal sound

But this man of 60-something
Was horrendously slow
He kept missing and a-missing
This was not the way to go

An idea struck his being
With the force of a charging sloth
A knife would do the trick
That a paper roll could not

Though a stab will certainly miss
For a blade is much too slim
So he got instead a gun
Whose hilt was gold and trim

With that golden hilted barrel
He did have a go
But as the fly will tell you
Such guns are just for show

It was known amongst the people
This man was not quite sound
No one thought to ask him
Why he was digging up the ground

You see this brilliant idiot
Had it planned and sorted out
“I’ll bury the fly alive”
He said this with a shout

Almost all his effort
Went hastily down the drain
For he threw out all the mud
In the gutters meant for rain

He said there’s only one way
Only one way could be seen
He left the house with hurry
To get back some kerosene

“I’ll light the house on fire
I’ll light the house aflame
This fly that flies so freely
I shall put his race to shame”

So he poured it on the couch
And he poured it on the curtain
This plan was very full-proof
Of that fact he was certain

He set his house on fire
With him inside to stay
The fly did what flies do best
It simply flew away.

One Comment
  1. Priyanka awasth permalink

    Too good! Haha!

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