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Short Clerihew Poems

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Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

Dr Doolittle

Dr. Doolittle
  certainly didn't!

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

Chopin

Frederic Chopin
  was no flash-in-the-pan

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

No slim pickins

Mr. Charles Dickens'
  Plots always thickened

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

Lady Liberty

Against Vladimir Putin
   Lady Liberty is rootin'

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Al Beech| Details |

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney
Man with money
Time with Bain
An ass pain

Copyright © Al Beech | Year Posted 2012

Short Clerihew poem by Rhoda Tripp| Details |

Dukes of Hazard TV

Tom Wopat
Where ya at?
Generally crazy,
Or pushing up daisy?

Copyright © Rhoda Tripp | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

About Marilou

A Clerihew
About Marilou...
   She's my boss
   ~ No can do

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Alan Draeger| Details |

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth
To tell the truth
Was as good a hugger
As a slugger

Copyright © Alan Draeger | Year Posted 2016

Short Clerihew poem by Alan Draeger| Details |

Mrs Freud

Mrs Freud
Was quite annoyed
With what Sigmund did
With his id

Copyright © Alan Draeger | Year Posted 2016

Short Clerihew poem by Albert Ahearn| Details |

Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

indubitably

was a walnut

who fell off it. 

Copyright © Albert Ahearn | Year Posted 2009

Short Clerihew poem by Sierra Biersack| Details |

My Friend Tim

My friend Tim,
Dosnt know how to swim.
But hes smart,
As a pop tart.

Copyright © Sierra Biersack | Year Posted 2012

Short Clerihew poem by Alan Draeger| Details |

Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt
Was understandably piszt
When the dog chewed
His étude

Copyright © Alan Draeger | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

Charlie Chan

Charlie Chan
was an also-ran
till, knock on wood
  ~ 'So far, so good'

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Colm Sweeney| Details |

Mother Teresa Ball

Mother Teresa Ball
Had no hair at all,
Under her wimple
Was one giant pimple.

Copyright © Colm Sweeney | Year Posted 2013

Short Clerihew poem by Thomas Martin| Details |

Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny,
Was not funny
till what's up doc(ed)
with a carrot mocked

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

Short Clerihew poem by Julia Ward| Details |

Henry The Eighth

Henry the Eighth
Ate far too much in palaces
Oh dear for the deer in
A park.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2015

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

Spoke to a Lion

A clown named Fofoofnik
Was quite a goofnik
   Spoke to a lion
   In Hawaiian

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by Ismael Nieves| Details |

ugly but successful

Abraham Lincoln
was an ugly ducklin';
but became president
among the eminent.

Copyright © Ismael Nieves | Year Posted 2009

Short Clerihew poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

LOVER ON THE ROAD

we sugg  and kiss
and do all this
until we reach our goal
we're
LOVER ON THE ROAD

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr | Year Posted 2013

Short Clerihew poem by Joseph May| Details |

prez

 Mitt Romney
campaign irony
Future president for hire
Then half of America fired

Copyright © Joseph May | Year Posted 2012

Short Clerihew poem by Gershon Wolf| Details |

Cursed with a hex

Poor Donald Trump
Cursed with a hex --
  Forever to tweet
  And eternally text

Copyright © Gershon Wolf | Year Posted 2018

Short Clerihew poem by reay mackay| Details |

Twaddle

Austan Goolsbee
said can't you fools see
the Swedish model
a bunch of twaddle.

Copyright © reay mackay | Year Posted 2016

Short Clerihew poem by Laura Spears| Details |

Ask the Doctor

Dr. Seuss
Knew how to choose.
Words that would sing
Like buzz, bang and bing.

Copyright © Laura Spears | Year Posted 2010

Short Clerihew poem by Colm Sweeney| Details |

Sister Mary Ward

Sister Mary Ward
Prayed to the Lord,
"Let me leave this ghetto,
And set up Loreto."

Copyright © Colm Sweeney | Year Posted 2013

Short Clerihew poem by Colm Sweeney| Details |

Pope John xxiii

Pope John xxiii,
Was considered absurd.
To change that view,
He started Vatican ii.

Copyright © Colm Sweeney | Year Posted 2013