Wednesday, April 22, 2015

DMC: "Hillary's Running Again..." by Michelle Kogan


Hillary Rodham Clinton’s running again...
But this time, her motherhood’s a ticket for men.
How far will she run, how fair, how long...
Will a lullaby bring her a victory song?

© 2015 Michelle Kogan. All rights reserved.

Kwame Alexander has challenged us to write a clerihew this month. What's a clerihew, you ask? Click HERE for details.

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  1. Nice job, Michelle! Someone could probably have a heyday writing clerihews about all the political shenanigans that will be taking center stage very soon. Come to think of it, that might be a vehicle for increasing voter turnout – "Clerihews for a Cause." ;)

    1. Thanks Michelle for including my clerihew! Sounds catchy… "Clerihews for a Cause."Here's a limerick to get us started…
      U.S. election's under way
      leave preconceived notions at bay,
      Let your heart sing true
      discover anew,
      Buckle up for the next Heyday!
      © Michelle Kogan

    2. Nice job, Michelle. I'd join in, but the whole political scene has lost its shine for me. Now, if I could write a poem about passing a "get-the-money-out-of-politics" amendment, then I'm there!

    3. Hi Kitty, Thanks, and I like your idea. I'm usually up to my nose in nature poetry but this clerihew focus on a celebrity got me going.