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Pierre Elliot Trudeau - a Clerihew

The flamboyant Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada’s 15th Prime Minister, known for saying fuddle-duddle you know. Also established the Charter of Rights and Freedom, Wish he was still alive, we surely need him.
Written October 9, 2012 For Andrea Dietrich’s contest “a fresh batch of Clerihews”

Copyright © Lee Ramage | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 12/9/2013 11:24:00 PM

    returning to this excellent clerihew to wish you the merriest of christmases for 2013.
  1. Date: 8/3/2013 4:21:00 AM

    Reason Before Passion and Trudeaumania! Thanks for reminding us!
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 11:23:00 PM

    Lee thanks for touching bases with me. What is going on? why no new poems? one of these days I hope to do an anthology of clerihews with gwen. and ask for this clerihew of yours if it fits on the pages we would be using. I sure hope we can get around to doing that book!!
  1. Date: 11/2/2012 3:48:00 PM

    no heat yet..BUT I got a camp stove working LOL real proud of myself I ordered it Mon from amazon it arrived yesterday and I had to drive an hour to find a place who still had propane tanks! I OK just cold..electric trucks on my street cross your fingers! L & L
  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:49:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning poem in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest Lee. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 10/22/2012 10:11:00 AM

    Very nice Lee!Congrats on your win in the contest.
  1. Date: 10/22/2012 2:38:00 AM

    Many congrats dear Lee for this wonderful win.
  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:31:00 PM

    LEE, congratulations with your awesome win in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest.. enjoyed all her winners and the people they wrote about... always~ :-) PD"
  1. Date: 10/20/2012 10:53:00 PM

    Lee, except being a tad lengthy, this is a wonderful clerihew, which I really enjoyed! Congrats on making the winners' list. Luv, Andrea
  1. Date: 10/18/2012 5:17:00 AM

    a man of steel. lee.. enjoyed the playful yet meanigful tone of your message... a resplendent write.. winning huggs..:)
  1. Date: 10/15/2012 7:59:00 PM

    Hello,Lee, i agree with you...lol...even though I do not know him, or heard of him... enjoyed and good luck...xox~pd
  1. Date: 10/15/2012 9:52:00 AM

    good one! I like how you explained who he was and what he did. that last line is a kicker :)
  1. Date: 10/11/2012 1:59:00 AM

    This is a very interesting Clerihew my dear friend, Lee. Now, i learned about him, lol. Good luck in the contest! Thank you so much for congratulatory comments on my bio poem win. Candon is in the Philippines. That's my hometown. I am so happy to meet you also my dear friend. hugs:) Leonora
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 3:03:00 PM

    Writing one Clerihew is not so easy - but this was perfect Lee - Wish you luck in contest! - oxox love Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 12:20:00 PM

    Lee an excellent clerihew, best of luck...David
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:34:00 AM

    lol, he sounds like quite a character, Lee - I wish our PM was like him too. Congrats on your wins, my friend : )
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 6:49:00 AM

    One of my all time favourite people! And it seems like Justin has inherited his style and charisma! Go Justin! Cheers, Jack
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 2:43:00 AM

    Well written Lee. All the best for the contest.
  1. Date: 10/10/2012 12:11:00 AM

    Anyone who can speak both English and French fluently (two completely unrelated languages) is worthy to run for office in Canada. Good clerihew.
  1. Date: 10/9/2012 10:28:00 PM

    good one Lee, he was definitely one of a kind. good luck in the contest