Egg boy was one of my favorite nursery rhymes when i was a kid growing, imagining standing among the crowd while Mr. Humpty “EggBoy” jumped from the wall because of peer pressure. There are many visualizations to the story of Humpty Dumpty, although i’d definitely walk upon one such interpretation.

Disclaimer: Following contents would seem pretty jarring

I have seen a few people who would definitely fit Humpty Dumpty’s premise, but won’t be attributed towards the clumsiness of the character. I believe in the nursery rhyme, he’s probably ridiculed for his nature… therefore out of necessity he becomes or pretends to hide his sadness or guilt of being shown that way, thus creating his persona of this clumsy mischievous fool causing a ruckus everywhere, because then people around him would not see his anxiety or stress, or the sheer trauma he probably would have faced.

Have you ever closely thought about each poem that you were told as a kid? Understanding them now will probably help you realize something profound, although they should have been explained clearly through proper storytelling that builds someone’s character rather than adding mischief and ridicule in one’s self.

“So, I believe the actual humor in this piece is people never realizing such facts of how most writers back then used to encode profound philosophies into such simple yet entertaining pieces of prose that contained a lot of meanings for those who could decipher” — perhaps a quick laugh for many!

Thank you for sharing such wise words! Terry! ❤

I write about life, and the hope it bears in a poetic context. 💖🕊️

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