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Obama Clerihew

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Obama Clerihew

Barack Obama (Clerihew)

Chief Barack Obama
Had a white mama.
Now don’t have an attack,
But most think he is black.


For Andrea Dietrich's "Seeking a Fresh Crop of Clerihews" Contest 

Under the category of Poet....he is a poet but noone seems to know it!
My first and only attempt at trying to write a Clerihew

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  1. Date: 4/16/2014 9:11:00 AM
    WOW! i never thought it that way, only a good writer can think the way you do, its great and mind opening. you such an amazing writer Connie, i want to be the first to say i #RESPECT you a ot

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 8:12:00 PM
    ConnieStopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 6:47:00 PM
    And he distances himself from his white heritage as much as possible...read his book and u will find his words about his own heritage stunning...A great first attempt, Connie...I am impressed that u had perfect rhyme and whole- hearted wit! Great job! Congrats lady! gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 11:46:00 AM
    Yup a bigot will find a way to hate! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest Connie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 3:01:00 AM
    I can picture Brad Pit saying this in his Chanel No#5 commercial.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:38:00 PM
    A funny and great write for a first attempt, Connie! Please, go on with the clerihews! Congratulations on your win. Love, Hanitra

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 10:06:00 AM
    Nice one Connie. So nice to hear his name and not detect any party line. Congrats. P.S. Can't wait for this campain season to be over.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:54:00 AM
    Very good Clerihew here Connie!Congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:15:00 AM
    ha! cute clerihew connie! congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 5:51:00 AM
    wonderful,congrats Connie

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:24:00 PM
    CONNIE, 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 8:43:00 AM
    congrats on your win Connie....

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 6:50:00 AM
    Ha- ha!... VERY clever Connie!...He isn't black??..To quote Mr. Bill....Oh noooooo!

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 3:29:00 AM
    CONGRATS CONNIE ON A GREAT WIN FOR A WITTY ON TARGET WRITE LUV .. HOPE ALL IS SUPER .. WE R BABY SITTING OUR NEW LITTLE GUY WHO IS UP AT 4 AM EST .. OH..

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 10/21/2012 5:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    So you are living on the east coast now, or just visiting? Congrats on your little one. Our g.daughter is 7 mos. now.
  1. Date: 10/21/2012 1:04:00 AM
    lol....Well, playing the Race Card, won him the election... Nothing wrong with that ;-) Congratulations on your win, Connie. Love, Su

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 10:19:00 PM
    AWESOME first attempt, Connie. So glad you put this one in the contest and big congrats on your win in my contest. Obama is rather handsome too, don't you think? Soupmail.

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 10/21/2012 5:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, he is and has class!
  1. Date: 10/20/2012 8:40:00 PM
    Just watched a bio of Obama tonight - his dad had at least three wives.

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 8:26:00 AM
    Excellent Clerihew my dear Connie. This is a winner for me. I have really enjoyed reading it. Thanks and have a nice day always! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 10:40:00 AM
    Connie, interesting, i had no idea... good luck in the contest .enjoyed your poem~ have yourself a nice day~ XOX *PD

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