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W C Fields

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W C Fields

W C Fields loved his booze

   And was known to be a recluse

      He despised women, kids and mutts

         Of that there were no ifs, ands or buts

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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Placed No. 2 in Andrea Dietrich's "Seeking A New Crop Of Clerihews" Contest - Oct 2012

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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest Bob. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:16:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 10:21:00 AM
    He was a contankerous old ... . :) Congrats on your 2nd place Robert. Bob, Bobby. Robert sounds so formal to me. :) What's a Bob to do.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:44:00 AM
    Very good Clerihew Bob!Congrats on your big win.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:01:00 AM
    good one! congrats on your win robert!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:16:00 AM
    Well done Mr Bob. Congrats on another fine win. BG

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 2:25:00 AM
    Many congrats dear Robert for this wonderful win.

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 3:17:00 PM
    very funny, as usual, bob! congrats on your win in the contest!

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:20:00 PM
    BOB H., , congratulations with your awesome win in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest.. enjoyed all her winners and the people they wrote about... always~ :-) PD"

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 5:31:00 AM
    Big kudos on your fabulous win with this great entry Robert!

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 3:06:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:29:00 AM
    Yes, William Claude Dukenfield (hence: WC...) was an "acquired taste".... ;-) Congratulations on your win, Robert . Love, Su

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 10:08:00 PM
    Robert, I believe this is the best clerihew of yours I've yet seen!! thanks so much for contributing it in my contest and congrats on your BIG win.

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 8:37:00 PM
    This Clerihew evoked some great responses...enjoying our Clerihew fun once's to you, Robert...Hope all is well at your house...let the countdown begin!!!! gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 6:12:00 PM
    This one fits Fields to a Tee from everything I've ever heard. Well done... But I've enjoyed all I've ever read of yours. You're gifted.

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 4:48:00 AM
    That Philadelphia native never had anything good to say about his birthplace. Good write Bob.

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 3:43:00 AM
    i can picture him, as i read this, Robert.. you certainly brought him back to life....

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 6:52:00 PM
    hahahah....WC was quite the guy!! I believe I married his offspring! (shhhhHHH!) haha Great 'hew, Robert!

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 7:28:00 AM
    Hi Bob - Been gone a while. This is great. Cheers! Kathy

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 8:39:00 AM
    "I certainly do not drink all the time. I have to sleep you know"~ W C Fields.......awesome write on him Robert. Hugs