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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper,
As a savage nipper,
Possibly slashed his toys,
And didn’t play with other boys.

Jack the Ripper
May have liked kipper,
But he ate a kidney one day -
Or, at least, so people often say.

For Andrea's Show me the Funny contest, Part Two
Originally for PD’s clerihew contest

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  1. Date: 7/29/2013 11:27:00 AM

    Delightfully funny and a little twisted. COngratulations on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 3:35:00 AM

    I remember this hilarious gem Jack! Love the clever 'ipper' rhyming...Congratulations again - Tim

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 7:30:00 AM

    Trust you Jack a funny with a dark side , well done xx

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 7:21:00 AM

    Congrats on your fantastic. Win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 12:37:00 AM

    This is doubly good as I never would have thought one could get a humorous clerihew out of the subject of Jack the Ripper. Congratulations on a fine win, Jack. Love, Su

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 7:37:00 PM

    Hello Jack, glad Andrea, enjoyed this fun to read poem. Congratulations :-) always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 5:53:00 PM

    Jack, this one has grown on me. Especially knowing what nippers means now!! BIG congrats on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 1:23:00 PM

    !!!Wow, This is really good, but then all your writes are enjoyed, Jack. Great job! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 7:33:00 PM

    great write , and great win. ;} thank you for reading my Touch of Skin ;}

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 9:03:00 AM

    Way to go!

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 6:18:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win a fine use of the form. Try to do something fun for YOU this Xmas. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 1:43:00 PM

    Congrats to you Jack!...a well deserved winner - Tim

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 7:45:00 AM

    Wow! This is great! I feel so much delighted while reading it! Congratulations on your well-deserved super win my dear friend, Jack! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 6:56:00 AM

    Congrats!!I knew it was a winner...Sara

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 5:18:00 AM

    very clever! congrats on your big win!

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 4:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your big win Jack my friend xx

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 11:14:00 PM

    YaYYYYY, Jack, you got TOP SPOT. WEll deserved and BIG congrats to my good friend!!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 11:05:00 PM

    Wonderful piece,Jack...This is very amusing...Congrats on your well deserved win in this contest....

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 8:28:00 PM

    Hello, Jack , Congratulations with your awesome Clerihew ;-) always & forever ~PD

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 9:41:00 AM

    Holy hannah, Jack. this is priceless.

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 3:08:00 PM

    Oh this is so good jack, wonderful clerhew

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:26:00 AM

    This is a witty clerihew, Jack-- Jack the Ripper sure is so intriguing and fascinating, always makes me wonder who he (or she??) really was...thank you for passing by my poems, you are so thoughtful to do so... have a good week!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 5:01:00 PM

    hahaha, AWESOMELY done, JAck. A big star for you!!!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 4:31:00 PM

    Ha ha, this is truly phenomenal my friend! I enjoyed reading this delightfully fun poem this evening! What a fabulous and outstanding piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 3:38:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading this creative work..Reads like a winner to me..Jack the Ripper made a name for himself that has lasted on and on..Good luck in the contest..Sara

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 3:12:00 PM

    Oh .... he did not play with other boys .... I did not know ..... lol .. Jack, very good Clerihew ! - Luck in contest !!!! -oxox / / Anne-Lise :)