Thursday, August 17, 2017

Clerihew with Sloppy Sutures


ALAIN BADIOU

Alain Badiou,
You'll find, if you
Read his Handbook of Inaesthetics,
Stitches new Platonic Apologetics. 

A Caricature


Daily Dose


From Lysistra, by Aristophanes, translated by Douglas Parker

EAGER

"The beast in me is eager and fit for a brawl.
Just rile me a bit and she'll kick down the wall.
You'll bawl to your friends that you've no balls at asll."

From page 68, this edition

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Clerihew for a Great Ghost Writer


HELEN DUNMORE

This reader mourns for
The late H. Dunmore.
All her ghosts?
Now her hosts.

A Caricature


Daily Dose


From Ars Botanica, by Tim Taranto

TO BELIEVE

"If I'm to believe that through hoping or imagining you can read these letters, hear these stories, and look at these drawings, then if I played you a song, couldn't you hear it?"

From page 69