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Short Clerihew Poems

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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 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 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 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 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

Short Clerihew poem by Joyce Johnson| Details |

Mrs Jack Spratt

Mrs. Jack Spratt
Ate all of the fat,
Because Jack was mean
And ate all the lean.

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2014

Short Clerihew poem by UGWU CORNELIUS CHIDERA | Details |

LIONEL MESSI

Lionel Messi
A man without mercy.
Whose ball hit the pole
of having score a goal.

Copyright © UGWU CORNELIUS CHIDERA | Year Posted 2014

Short Clerihew poem by Heather Buxton| Details |

Oh Dear

Oh Dear!

Come on Ruddolph 
Up your game
If Santa’s late
You’ll get the blame

Copyright © Heather Buxton | Year Posted 2014

Short Clerihew poem by Joseph May| Details |

Jay Z - Clerihew

   
    Jay Z
  Had no where to flee
 When Beyonce's sister
Tried to kick his keister

Copyright © Joseph May | Year Posted 2014

Short Clerihew poem by reay mackay| Details |

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders
to none he panders
reality check?
they all play from the same deck.

Copyright © reay mackay | Year Posted 2016

Short Clerihew poem by Thomas Martin| Details |

W K Kellogg

W. K. kellog,
went off in a fog,
drowning in the cornflakes,
what that he makes.

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

Short Clerihew poem by Colm Sweeney| Details |

Nano Nagle

Sister Nano Nagle,
Always carried a bagel,
She fed to a rabbit,
Kept under her habit.

Copyright © Colm Sweeney | Year Posted 2013

Short Clerihew poem by Michael Dom| Details |

Recluse

Simon was simple
Not that one would notice;
Dark blue his jeans
Dark too his dreams.

Copyright © Michael Dom | Year Posted 2012