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Clerihew 001


Mr Robert Hope
always acted the dope
made his wealth from jokes
and his applause from folks.


Mr Les Paul
Where would we all,
Be without your sound
In this, the creation that you found.   

Harry J Horsman 2012

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  1. Date: 12/16/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Yay Harry!

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 3:34:00 PM
    Good one Harry laughter and music in perfect harmony!

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 2:39:00 PM
    I think it was Les Paul who said something to the effect 'my guitar is my Psychiatrist, bartender, mother', etc...I was a big fan of Mr. Hope as well...great clerihew, great win, Harry - Tim

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 11:12:00 AM
    Wow! Two completely different "sounds."...well put..My "Tender Years" is true and my best friend I hold onto difinitely was a great mix for the future..Thanks for your comments..Hugs, Holly

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 7:50:00 AM
    Wow! These are excellent clerihews and I feel so much delighted while reading them! Big congratulations on your well-deserved super win my dear friend, Harry! So much thanks again for your precious time visiting my work. love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 4:12:00 AM
    Congratulations on your big win harry my friend, well deserved xx

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 12:38:00 AM
    This is great poem Harry, congrats on your win :D, wishing you a happy holiday :D-hug, yanny

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 11:16:00 PM
    It's so awesome to find your two clerihews right up here by Jack's. I admire both of you and your writing and am happy to see you at the top ,harry. Congrats to YOU. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 8:29:00 PM
    Hello Harry, loving the prize is right top clerihew... , Congratulations with your awesome Clerihew ;-) always & forever ~PD

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 8:23:00 PM
    Congrats Harry......Seren

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 9:08:00 AM
    Nice Harry I particularly love the Les Paul one. Kathy

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 6:30:00 PM
    nice clerihews wishes

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 8:38:00 AM
    Excellent clerihews, Harry. They should do well if for contests.

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 5:08:00 AM
    nice write Harry,have a wonderful day

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 1:55:00 AM
    Nice Cleri's here harry, my dad sat next to Bob hope on a flight many years ago and he got his autograph. xx

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 10:37:00 PM
    Both these clerihews are wonderfully created by you. The first is matchless and the second one of course comes second. Great work to show a little off the track Poem my friend and thank you for your comments on my Bible Poem. Love and best wishes....RavindraK...Harry Horsman

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 5:59:00 PM
    nice ones, harry! i like them both...

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 3:05:00 PM
    these are GREAT, Harry. In the Bob HOpe one, you could also use the word "earn" in place of "made" and that would go better with applause, do you think? Keep up doing more of these. Love them.