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Clerihews of the original three of four and me- three of my original four favorite poets

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Clerihews of the original three of four and me- three of my original four favorite poets

Her name is Seren
Yes the proud welsh girl, not foe, hopefully a  fren
The number of contest she entered, maybe a million
On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d give her a billion

She has passionately stated her favorite color is green
She talked about more shades than I think I’ve seen
My vision isn’t great, but good thing I’m not color blind too
Then I’d be like those Greeks, with one word for green and blue

She also has a pooch named Tilly
If that’s a variation of Teal then she’s green silly
Maybe instead of silly I better choose a synonym
Lest emerald becomes jade and I sing a new hymn 

Yes of PD, I could write clerihews day and night
However, whatever I may or might write, it’s never in spite
She loves alliteration, writing recklessly reaping rich reward
Of ailing alliteration, I’m alienated, not even a steady steward 

I think my friend PD thinks I’m the meanie
With my clerihew about seeds, I think she dubbed me weenie
I am sorry Linda, I was going to remove it from the site
But too many others found some delight

Last but not least ThePhilosopher, yeah that’s me
The one that always seems to be lost at sea
You would think either past or present I was a sailor
However on life’s quest I’ve been quite the delayer 

My name is Wayland, no not the first nor the third
I am the second and sometimes I mention a bird
Speaking of the bird, I look at the top 100 poems list
And obviously there is something that I missed

When I speak of the top 100’s list, I mean for two weeks
Some post almost two hundred, yes 200, they aren’t meek
I wonder how it’s possible and then I read their verse
Many times I’m often left to curse

But since when did ThePhilosopher, become the judger of prose
His clerihews always talking about these, thou, and those
I should change my name to King James
But my buddy is already King of the Quatrains

Oh yes My buddy Jack will be the last
The subjects he writes about are vast
Too many to remember with all his pretty words
When I think of his poems I don’t think of birds

I recently read his poem titled bums unite
He said he gave them money at times, it probably felt right
He said someday they may even get a ten spot
If someone gives me a ten spot, then I’m yelling JACKPOT!

*these are always done if fun, hahaha another random rhyme

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  1. Date: 12/12/2013 3:41:00 PM
    This was great! :D Loved it--all these poets have super talent! Always, Laura

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    Date: 12/12/2013 4:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    This is better every time that I read it, lol. I truly am humble, but am myself surprised by some of the creativity, but found those annoying grammatical errors, sheesh. Thank you again for so many kind words.
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 6:07:00 PM
    oh, I wonder which Jack it is. There are two awesome Jacks here at Soup that I can think of right now. this was a great fun read. About the top 100 you mentioned. Did you see the one just posting the same poem over and over again but with different titles. Geez, that gripes me!!

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Very creative write...this should get their attention!

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 1:40:00 PM
    -You pleasures many of your friends with this wonderful poem, Wayland - Nice to read! - Have a lovely weekend! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)