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General Grant

General Grant

knows he can’t—

dress to a T

like General Lee





* Thank goodness President Lincoln didn't hire his officers based on their dress, but on the merit of their tactical warfare strategies!  :)




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  1. Date: 11/28/2012 2:47:00 PM
    hahaha, this is very short and very GOOD. I have a few more clerihews to show you from people!!

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 1:28:00 PM
    Funny one Gwen !!! Well done. - oxox // Anne-Lise :) :)

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 4:51:00 PM
    This is nice. I like it. I used to live in Il. and once visit his home. We were told that when the towns people bought it for him at the end of the war - it cost a whole $2.000. Thank you so much for reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 4:24:00 PM
    Lol! This is great gwen, love your piece, hilarious in such a simple word's, it's a pleasure to have a viisit by you :D-Hug, Yanny

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 3:27:00 PM
    Cute one, a lot of fun for so few words.

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 6:33:00 PM
    hilarious!

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 4:50:00 AM
    ha, ha ,ha, ha, ha....

  1. Date: 11/25/2012 10:34:00 PM
    This is a perfect example on how a Clerihew can be short but sweet! I love the way you did this, I don't think I could have come up with such an ingenious write! What a fun piece, Great Work!!