Thursday, August 23, 2007

A Political Clerihew

Al Gore
came across as a bore.
That and the sighs are among the reasons why
he lost to a light-weight but "regular" guy.


Anonymous said...

"among the reasons"

a key phrase that makes this Clerihew wordy, but gives it a grain of truth.

A Secular Franciscan said...

Yeah, a bit wordy. My mind's been distracted with my dad's surgery today.

How about "That and sighs among reasons why"?

I also scribbled a follow-up during the wait for the surgeon:

George Bush,
when shove came to push,
needed no valid reason to attack