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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)?
Sue the Squad
america, patriotic, perspective,
Bernie Sanders, AOC
Ilhan Omer, Rashida Tlieb
All give aid and comfort to Hamas, our sworn enemy
Sue them all for treason -- the Constitutional remedy...Read More
Star of Spartacus.
An excellent actor and movie star was he.
He lived to be one hundred and three.
The silk-screenish Andy Wahol
had depersonalised depictons as a goal
Look closer within & you will see
abstracted images in much variety
IMPRINTS of IDENTITY
The visual happenings of Ives Klein
are particularly difficult to define
With blue now labelled IKB
&female body-brush creativity...Read More
S and D railway
In 1821 began by S&DR
the world commenced to travel by railwaycar
Pulled by No 1,the very first locomotive
& christened by Stephenson&Co ....the Active...Read More
ALFONSE of austria
Alfonse Walde* of Kitzbuhel descent
an artist of the Secessionist bent
Up the Hannenkam often did stroll
painting scenes of his beloved Tyrol
A BODY in motion
Monsieur Duchamp ,christened Marcel
much famed now by his dada urinal
but ,in actualité truth to tell
fragmented movement*,rang his bell
More Clerihews Set 2
Richard Milhous Nixon
communicated with a one word lexicon –
the all-purpose “eff” – the official mantra
of his White House lingua franca.
To Marie Antoinette
the executioner this assurance gave:
“Madame, the blade is by Gillette.
I guarantee a clean...Read More
N A and all that
Contests are quite a too do on PoetrySoup
if contestants must jump through a hoop
an N/A just means place not awarded
nothing more nor less is intended...Read More
Samuel F. B. Morse
invented the telegraph of course,
just what we didn’t need
to hear – bad news with speed.
aped the life Bohemian
his outlandish eccentricity
was naturally simian.
wrote many a long-winded opera.
A genius, he led...Read More
For his Art
John James Audubon
painted birds with great distinction
but shot them first and thus saved them,
he believed, from extinction....Read More
IF MUSIC BE --- play on
art, music, tribute,
Delfts Johannes Reijnies Vermeer
as an artist had no peer
He depicted many a virginal
each played by a 'talented gal '...Read More
The late Redd Foxx was great with stand-up comedy.
However, his acts were just full of profanity.
On television, he played the character of Fred G. Sanford.
In all those years, he never said a dirty word.
A WINDOW on HiS art
An artist of some skill was Vermeer
yet did his self-portrait from the rear
Please note though,the interior windows
small lattice,not bows...Read More
Following Her Nose
appreciation, celebrity, song,
Barbra Streisand, she of the over-sized nose,
Specific Types of Clerihew Poems
Read wonderful clerihew poetry on the following sub-topics:
celebrities, christmas, fame, friends, funny, kids, love, nature, school, spongebob, trump
Definition | What is Clerihew in Poetry?