20/4/18 – Serkis

Andy Serkis
Went to the circus
And volunteered to try the trapeze

To the delight of his daughter
He was like a duck in water
And glided around with ease

But when he waved to his girl
He fell down to the world
And snapped both of his knees

© Carl Burkitt 2018

This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2018 – a daily poem for a celebrity’s birthday.

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