In search of worthy epithet to praise the lovely clog,
The poet’s mind went AWOL in a thick prosaic fog.
And though he searched as would the most creative pedagogue,
The words remained elusive like Idukki’s Purple Frog.
So he gave up …
Jonathan Humble is a deputy head teacher. He is the Poet Laureate for the Tripe Marketing Board and Rossendale’s Sunday Clog Market. Other than writing poetry and short stories, his hobbies include beard growing, pointing at poppies and keeping the international coffee industry afloat with his patronage.