Just A Few Clerihews
Warning, if you are under 60 you may not "get" some of these.
taunting with poetry,
his opponents he'd zing
as he danced 'bout the ring.
Graham Kerr "The Galloping Gourmet"
oft with our minds he would play.
Why else would he pick
the dessert "Spotted Dick"?
rode down rode down the lane.
From the Headless Horseman he'd flee
while on his saddle he peed.
Abbot & Costello,
two funny fellows
were very immersed
into whose on first.
couldn't laugh without snortin'
which would quickly annoy
old Ralph Boy!
was first with a lunar landin'
Pow, Bang, Zoom!
A oneway trip to the moon.
Professor Irwin Corey
told confusing stories,
You'd listen and listen till your eyeballs would glisyen
and not understand what you're missin'
would offer a nose full of nickels
and got plenty of yuks calling you a schmuck
and dumb as a hockey puck.
Giuseppe "Peppino" Mazzullo,
the voice of Topo Gigio
on Ed's final night
said "Eddie, kessa me goo' night!"
wouldn't lend you a penny
nor spend a dime -
died when he was 80 at the age of 39.
Copyright © craig cornish | Year Posted 2018
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