Jonathan Humble, Features Writer

Doggerel For The Discerning: 'My Camel's Name Is Brian'

My Camel's Name Is Brian

My camel's name is Brian;
he lives beside my bed.
He has concerns about the ache I have inside my head.

Not everyone can see him,
as camels go, he's small;
in fact my wife and doctor don't believe he's there at all!

But being empathetic,
dear Brian talks with me;
he tucks me in at bedtime and he makes my morning tea.

In many ways he's perfect,
I only have one grouse;
I do wish he'd stop leaving little piles around the house.

Jonathan Humble's poem is taken from My Camel’s Name is Brian, which was first published by the Tripe Marketing Board.

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