Best Clerihew Poems
Below are the all-time best Clerihew poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of clerihew poems written by PoetrySoup members
VINCENT VAN GOGH
Vincent van Gogh**
Sliced his left ear off
Only one painting did Van Gogh sell -
maybe he didn’t hear the doorbell!
The only painting Van Gogh sold...
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
Battle of the Sexes
funny, history, me,
battle of the sexes
~~MONA LISA SMILE
Picture Oil painting worthwhile
Leonardo DA Vinci, look out!
What is she really smiling about?
(((The popularity of the Mona Lisa increased...
I Am A 4
President Barack Obama
Credited for getting Osama
Now along comes Isis
"Lord help me, another crisis!"
path - 12/1...
Kevin the kid, Macaulay Culkin,
Alone at home he was left sulkin’
Challenged the robbers on the block
On Christmas day gave them a shock.
Mary and Frank
creation, gothic, horror, poetry,
Mary Godwin -- soon to be Shelley --
Writing with Percy, Byron and Polidori
To create the scariest horror story,
Gave life to a monster of immortal glory....
Chancellor Adolf Hitler
Quite dumb with girls when he was littler--
But in Nazi's prime, came sultry Eva
Messed-up like Fuhrer, she became his diva!
The meeker sex, she was not!
At the convention in Seneca Falls
Showed men aren't the only ones with balls!
For Educate Me with Humor contest
THE LATE HUMOROUS MANDELA
THE LATE HUMOROUS MANDELA
The late former President Nelson Mandela,
Was known as an extremely humorous fella,
A respected freedom fighter and leader,
Referred to her Majesty as Elizabeth,...
A great genius named Albert Einstein
At the physicist's ball had too much wine
Effecting a photo-electrical stance,
Energetically emcee'd the square dance
NB: Einstein received the Nobel...
CHRISTMAS TREE FAIRY
She fell from the top of the Christmas tree
Bumped her head and said ‘oh deary me’
With pine needles sticking in various places
The Christmas tree fairy...
Rudolph's Clerihew Hue
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
helped Santa out one year.
To keep his nose lit steady,
he used an Everready!
Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich
Contest Name: A Christmas Character Clerihew
Jamaican Usain Bolt
Was found to be at fault
When he dashed off on a whim
No one kept up with him.
Dickens' Jacob Marley
favored drink made from barley,
died before Ebenezer,
that stingy old geezer....
Dmitri Mendeleev of Russian descent
Designed a table for each element
Periodic symbols he inserted for flavour
Was his a chemical or human behaviour?
Contest: Periodic Table of Elements
Benjamin Franklin was known for many a-things
Longing for reality to spring from his dreams
On a wild stormy night made a discovery
A dastardly magic called electricity!
Poor fat old Santa Claus
Had smelly grey dirty drawers
His wife boiled them in the wash
They’re baggy now, so his balls don’t squash
Contest: Christmas Clerihew
Rudolph told Santa he was going on strike
He wanted a brand new motorbike
No way was he pulling Santa’s sled
Christmas is cancelled – Rudolph’s staying in...
He'd Rather Be Home Alone
Little Macaulay Culkin
Left at home, but not sulkin'
Sued his real parents for divorce
Now he's "Home Alone" with no remorse
*Clerihew for Catie's Contest...
SANTA CLAUS CLERIHEW 2
In the chimney Santa got stuck
Sorry kids you’re out of luck
Guess you’re going to have to wait
Till Santa is thin and loses some weight
And his transformation seems extreme
For what was probably just a nightmarish dream!
For Andrea’s Christmas Clerihew contest...
beauty, humor, woman,
Screen goddess Marilyn Monroe
Rustling whirled dress with thighs that glow,
Her stockings were quite a plenty
To cover unshaved limbs, so hairy.
Kim Merryman's Cleri-Who? Contest
Honest Abe Lincoln
Sixteenth president “Honest Abe” Lincoln
did a lot of mighty fine thinkin’.
Though born in a cabin dirt poor,
he’d rise to free the slaves with a civil...
WRITING THROUGH Tiger Woods 2-CONTEST clerihew--
WRITING THRU TYGER WOODS
Tiger,Tiger, burning bright--
Man of iron , get it right.
If temptation‘s in your face
Putt a caddy in your place.
Humpty Trumpty sat on a WALL.
Humpty Trumpty had a great fall.
And all of his lawyers and billionaire friends
Couldn't put Trumpty together again!
By: Carole O'Terry...