How Someone Could Make Someone Else Famous, or, My Use-By Date Was Yesterday

Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Skewered his characters gently.
If they wiggled with humor and rhyme
Some could pass their use-by date or time.

Written for a prompt provided by Gayle Walters Rose in dVerse’s “Form For All; the Clerihew” where you can find more information about E. C. Bentley and clerihews and maybe even feel prompted to write one yourself.

Author: Frank Hubeny

I enjoy walking, poetry and short prose as well as taking pictures with my phone.

34 thoughts on “How Someone Could Make Someone Else Famous, or, My Use-By Date Was Yesterday”

  1. A clever skewer here as well! So enjoyed this form….Just chuckling away with my morning coffee! I did Houdini and Rip Van Winkle………just fun to see who everyone picks!

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