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Yesterday Clerihew - Poetry Contest

SponsorNathan D.
Contest Name Yesterday Clerihew
Enter Poetry Contest
Deadline12/19/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of ......A clerihew that's been posted.......

Definition

A Clerihew (or clerihew) is a very specific kind of short humorous verse, typically with the following properties: It is biographical and usually whimsical, showing the subject from an unusual point of view; but it is hardly ever satirical, abusive or obscene; It has four lines of irregular length (for comic effect); The first line consists solely (or almost solely) of a well-known person's name.

Example

Sir Humphrey Davy 
Abominated gravy. 
He lived in the odium 
Of having discovered sodium.