Poems of the Week

More White House Clerihews

by Mark Granier

scrambling for any port
in a storm, any vessel docked in Shit Creek,
asks only that it won’t leak.

in secret, before a mirror, does his impressions
of Yoda
and Jayne Mansfield sipping a cream soda.

managed to separate Trump from his favourite telly
but, when it came to Twitter,
had to conscript the wife, the bodyguard and the babysitter.