The March/April issue of Gilbert Magazine just arrived (never mind that it's now June!), and it contained several of my clerihews.
Perhaps the editors have lowered their standards!
ended her life
when she came to a halt
and proved her salt.
In his early life Thomas Merton
was often uncertain.
He ended his consternation
Vladimir Kosma Zworykin
helped to make possible television.
His contribution to that form of mass media
is why he's one of the last entries in our encyclopedia
e (cummings) e
theses—(games)w or d sb ro k en
found a pearl of great price.
But she had to make money first
dwelling on an unnatural thirst.
Prolific Stephen King
can make horror out of anything.
His wife fears what he'd do
if he tried to barbecue.
Of course, payment consists of the satisfaction of seeing my name in print and being part of that fine publication (subscribe if you don't already!).
I won't quit my day job.
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