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Betty Boop

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Betty Boop

Sassy Betty Boop
Said: "Don't take away my boop-oop-a-doop."
Innocent sexuality caused male obsession.
Womanly charms had them lined up in succession.




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  1. Date: 8/26/2013 1:06:00 PM

    AHHHHHHHH!!!!!! This is amazing! Congrats! Craig Cornish once commented that my avatar was like Betty Boop...that's how the name stuck. He had a blog on it and people commented....Dear Dear...what an honor! HUGS!!!!

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 11:48:00 PM

    I remember her too. Never gave much thought to her sexuality when I was a kid. Great poem brought some old cartoons back to mind.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 5:30:00 AM

    VERY belated congratulations, Cecilia...I am a fan and I make it a point to look up your poems now...I had a SERIOUS crush on Betty Boop as a youngster...and those legs!...mercy me (a bit more shapely than Olive Oyl's)...Have a very blessed 2013 - Tim

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 6:31:00 AM

    Congrats on your win in this contest Cecilia. Sorry I am so late with the congratulations. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 10:24:00 PM

    I love her since a little girl ,, awesome win;} I love the movie Sweet November. Thanks for reading my RED ;} Happy Holiday's Cecilia ;} xx

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 6:17:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning spot Cecilia love xx

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 10:13:00 PM

    YAYYY for you. BIG congrats on this great clerihew.

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 8:32:00 PM

    Cecilia, CONGRATULATIONS :-) ON YOUR XOOL WINNING CLERIHEW... take care~LINDA

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 8:17:00 PM

    Congrats On Your Win' nate

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 6:31:00 PM

    Ah, a woman with a nice smile and a sense of humor. A lethal combination. This was fun, well done!

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:07:00 PM

    great write Cecilia

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 11:16:00 PM

    so sorry this didn't get into the contest. But I closed it out. It is a winner to ME.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 12:36:00 AM

    CEcilia, I have already now looked at my entries and I don't recall this was in my contest. Are you sure it ever got entered? Maybe I just didn't see it somehow? Anyway, if you don't see it on the winners' list it will be because it was not in the box!! It's a pretty nice clerihew!

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 11:27:00 PM

    Wow!! ha ha ha This is a brilliant one. Great Clerihew about Berry Boop. I love your entryCecilia! I'm sure, this will win! Good luck and best wishes always!!! thanks a lot for stopping by and your congratulatory comment on my poem! hugs;) Leonora

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:57:00 AM

    Reminiscent of Dorothy Parker. Well done.

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 4:41:00 AM

    hey sis, very cool I like this one about the lovely Betty, good luck, just here for a few mins and glad I read this, things very slowly improving, but at least they are on the way up....have a great Sunday....David

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 12:01:00 PM

    Now you've got my attention... Betty Boop! Always been and continues to be my all time favourite cartoon character!!! Loved it Cecillia... hugs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 9/25/2012 7:56:00 PM

    Ravin' over this one, Cecilia! Awesome portrayal and humorous! :) gwendolen