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A clerihew is a form of short humorous verse, typically biographical and usually whimsical, showing the subject from an unusual point of view, but there is more to a clerihew. What is clerihew in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member In Vlad We Trust
We don’t believe either Biden or Trump On both of them we constantly dump But Putin’s claims are treated with reverence ...Read More
Categories: satire, trust, word play,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member Caitlin Who
Caitlin Who? Girl's yet to hear a boo. Let her play pro ball for a few years ~ GOAT wannabes...Read More
Categories: basketball, cry, time,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Rewriting History
The renowned Columbia professor, Edward Sa’id influenced many thousands in thought and in deed Pre-1970, Edward told us he was Lebanese Christian, interestingly ...Read More
Categories: history, truth,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Robert Frost
American realist poet Robert Frost wrote poetry that may have been lost had he not gone to England, where he was embraced. With his poems of the common, rural life we have been graced....Read More
Categories: poets,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Edgar Allen Poe
19th century writer, Edgar Allen Poe - Romance and the macabre to his readers he would show. Those who study literature likely know the poem “Lenore” and that famous line of his: Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.”...Read More
Categories: literature,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member CLERIHEW Leighton
Artist Frederick Leighton an exotic idea came upon *Flaming June was her name was she his muse or an old flame...Read More
Categories: art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Charlotte Bronte
A poet, Charlotte Bronte (pen name Currer Bell), was eldest of three sisters; novels she wrote as well. A Gothic style in first person narration she wrote with flair, giving us novels ahead of their time, like...Read More
Categories: writing,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Ole Roemer
Ole Roemer A Danish astronomer He had brilliant insight and was the first to measure the speed of light!...Read More
Categories: light,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Agatha Christie
England’s Dame Agatha Christie wrote novels with plots often twisty. Best-selling fiction writer of all time, her Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot solved many a crime. ...Read More
Categories: woman,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member LEAR the LIMERICKEER
Engiish-born Edward Lear loved nursery rhyme we do hear They inspired him to invent the limerick which still makes online poetry sites tick...Read More
Categories: history, poetry,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member J R R Tolkien
The amazing linguist J. R. R. Tolkien - On creating an immersive Middle Earth he was keen. Being short, loving good food, and smoking a pipe, he considered the hobbit to be just his type!...Read More
Categories: writing,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member She Never Dares Us
The problem with Kamala Harris Is she never dares us To reach deep down inside to find our better selves ...Read More
Categories: courage, leadership, lost,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member AN Anacreon CLERIHEW
Anacreon the greek born circa 580 BC loved to pen erotic poetry alternating long&short in syllabic metric lyrically untranslatable from the ionic...Read More
Categories: poets,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Harvard, Academia's Barnyard
Good to know that we can be sure that Ms. Claudine Gay Harvard's newest president was thoroughly vetted, 'the Harvard way' She's good with Harvard's policy that using the...Read More
Categories: confusion, education, hate, irony,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Four for the Fantastic Four
Dr. Reed Richards, known as Mr. Fantastic, is a super-hero whose body is elastic. Leader of the Fantastic Four clan, a genius invincible is this man. The Invisible Woman, AKA Susan Storm, first female superhero, she also can perform the bending...Read More
Categories: science fiction,
Form: Clerihew

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Read wonderful clerihew poetry on the following sub-topics: celebrities, christmas, fame, friends, funny, kids, love, nature, school, spongebob, trump and more.

Definition | What is Clerihew in Poetry?

Poems Related to Clerihew

absurd, bio, comical, humorous, nonsense, verse, whimsical