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Clerihew Soup

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Clerihew Soup

I tell you I like, that Wayland a bunch
He'd be the guy, to be there in a crunch
Not afraid of humor, he paves the way
With clerihew words, he loves to play

Let's talk of Eileen, the Queen of passion
Her verses of pleasure, will not be rationed
She causes men to rise, women to weep
Many a farmer, have stopped counting sheep

Then there is Shadow, who is a bright light
Her name suggests darkness, but that isn't right
With a pen and paper, she loves to play
Out of the Shadow, poems brighten our day

There is the woman Donna, she is filled with charm
For her animals, she'd give her left arm
Still here in the soup, she adds her own spice
She's a little bit hot and a whole lot of nice

When it comes to Eagles Montery's the last word
She's not in a flock she's a solitary bird
With her strong wings creating a breeze
Verses dance on the wind with the greatest of ease

I can't forget about Richard, now there's a man
He teases Eileen, just because he can
Yet within the humor, his clever exists
His poetic talents, impossible to miss.

My friend Vicky T, has brought me to tears
She possesses insight well beyond her years
A voice from the wilderness, please take heed
Wisdom resides in her poems that we read

When it comes to nature, our Nette is the girl
She makes mountains quiver and pretty leaves twirl
To angelic worlds she causes us to travel
Brooks are helpless she makes them all babble

Our Andrea she is well beyond great
Her words are profound they carry such weight
Regardless of form, many contests she wins
She's top of the heap, before she begins

Becca's a doll, with a sensitive pen
She writes of the now and also the then
Her words magical, a muse guides her pen
Capturing my mind again and again

This place amazing, a Mystical Rose
A unique handle my creative friend chose
Perfect for her that woman has style
A perfect seven at the top of the pile

My buddy Drake he has really mad skills
With words like honey the airways he fills
If you are lucky he'll let you co-host
To him I raise a glass to happily toast

Others must wait I'm running out of Rymes
I will write of them some other time
Until then I must wish you all goodbye
Have a sip of my soup, give it a try.




Inspired to try my first Clerihew by 
Wayland Bunch. Hopefully I have got it right.

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  1. Date: 2/15/2014 3:42:00 PM
    superb write Rick what a tribute to your friends here hugs

  1. Date: 12/17/2013 8:17:00 AM
    Wonderful, entertaining write. There are so many talented and beautiful people here at the soup. Thank you for including me among them. By the way you are very insightful. I have never fit with the flocks, go my own way, and march to the beat of my own accordion.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/18/2013 9:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I like the accordion comment, that makes my day. ;0)
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/17/2013 9:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I think that makes you beautiful!
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 10:36:00 PM
    This is great Richard! I love your descriptive observations. Very nice!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/16/2013 3:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Vicky! ;0)
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 9:23:00 PM
    A lovely, lovely fun read, loved it:)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Bindu, I am pleased you enjoyed it.
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 8:42:00 PM
    Oh Richard that was fun and I enjoyed it very much...thanks for making me smile tonight.....your a great one you are....my animals might disagree tonight...I've been butchering chickens today..:-) :-) but only roosters..:-) :-) hehe

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 12/15/2013 10:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh and a fav...goes with saying..:-) :-) :-)
    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 12/15/2013 10:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Had to stop back by...and say thanks again..:-) I know you were refering to how well I treat my pooches..and yes I take better care of them than I do myself...:-) :-) nite Richard....
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    This was my pleasure, I'm glad you enjoyed it.
    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 12/15/2013 8:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    PS...you said a lot of nice things about a lot of nice people...can't wait to read the next one...
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 5:01:00 PM
    Clerihew fun honoring some of soup..Way to go..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for commenting and visiting Sara.
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 4:55:00 PM
    oh m, rich.. a sweet piece from you, so thoughtful and flowing with mellow words... wow, i am part of this; much delighted!.. huggs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    A big hug back Nette.
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 3:17:00 PM
    Wow Rick, I am awed to be included here. If I bring a little cheer in the soup then all well and good. I've made some great friends and I'm always amazed at the high standard of poetry written. I'll take this oppotunity to thank you for your support and inspiration. Take care, Richard

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 3:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are most welcome Richard. I appreciate you.
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 2:55:00 PM
    An excellent most beautiful tribute to such special and talented friends..Wowzer B-)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I count you among these beautiful and talented people. Thanks for your kindness, I always enjoy your thoughtful visits.
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 10:09:00 AM
    wowowow, Richard. This was sure a very nice set to view this morning. I loved seeing your take on many of those poets here who have become my friends too and I hope to see many more clerihew on other dear poets in the future. Thanks for the sweet mention. This is one to fave so I can remember your sweet thoughts on everyone.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 10:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, these few words can not do justice to you and all these amazing people.
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 8:59:00 AM
    Outstanding job Richard, i have a round of smiles on my face, and here are four lines for Sir Richard, Sir Richard is fine With penmanship fine He is a friend to all Standing six feet tall? Stay beautiful my friend, you're tongue oozes of honey here, and your middle name is sweet, xxx Rose

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    :0) thanks for brightening my day!
  1. Date: 12/15/2013 5:25:00 AM
    Richard, this is truly an honor for me to be in this esteemed group. Your opinion of me and my work has always been and will always be of utmost importance to me. Thank you. It's a lovely piece.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    OK........but you won't get off that easy. Will check the mail for volume one! It better be GOOD! ;)
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 9:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You and Richard deserve a masters in teasing. You have blessed me with many smiles!
    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 12/15/2013 8:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Could you send me volume 1? I need a good book to read.... ;) Line two of the stanza about me....Men...rise????? Hmmmmm....Not quite sure I understand....women weep???? I'm teasing you, Richard. Since I get teased, I better do some teasing in turn. Have a great Sunday!
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 7:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Eileen but in no way can this poem capture the esteem in which I hold you. That would require volumes and volumes.
  1. Date: 12/14/2013 10:49:00 PM
    Well technically a clerihew is only one stanza of four lines. The first ones I wrote were like that. I think beautiful people is my third most viewed poem still lol. They are supposed to be about famous well known people I think, but here most people know these people so I don't worry about that.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/15/2013 1:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for introducing me to the form I had fun writing it.
    bunch Avatar wayland bunch
    Date: 12/14/2013 10:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I forgot my train of thought, to conserve space, I just put them all as one poem, and do 3 or 4 about each person. I think this is my third rendering of these three lol. The last one was actually pretty funny.
  1. Date: 12/14/2013 6:04:00 PM
    Oh my Rick what a fun poem written beautifully very much enjoyed reading it Shadow x smile hug

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/14/2013 6:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hugs back to you Shadow!
  1. Date: 12/14/2013 5:20:00 PM
    You got it, and a clerihew is just the four lines that's why I call them clerihews but I'm sure you got that. I tell Jacked he's been clerihewed, just not sure that's a word lol. Great stuff here.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/14/2013 5:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Wayland, is there a limit to number of stanza's?