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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 Sue the Squad
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
Categories: america, patriotic, perspective,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas Star of Spartacus. An excellent actor and movie star was he. He lived to be one hundred and three. 5/11/21 ...Read More
Categories: celebrity,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member MULTIPLE manifestations
The silk-screenish Andy Wahol had depersonalised depictons as a goal Look closer within & you will see abstracted images in much variety ...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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
Categories: travel, tribute,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member 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 *1891-1958 ...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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 ...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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
Categories: humor,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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
Categories: community, humorous,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Eight Clerihews
Samuel F. B. Morse invented the telegraph of course, just what we didn’t need to hear – bad news with speed. Salvadore Dali aped the life Bohemian his outlandish eccentricity was naturally simian. Richard Wagner wrote many a long-winded opera. A genius, he led...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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
Categories: bird, humor,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member IF MUSIC BE --- play on
Delfts Johannes Reijnies Vermeer as an artist had no peer He depicted many a virginal each played by a 'talented gal '...Read More
Categories: art, music, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Redd Foxx
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. ...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member 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
Categories: art, humorous,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Following Her Nose
Barbra Streisand, she of the over-sized nose, ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, celebrity, song,
Form: Clerihew

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 and more.

Definition | What is Clerihew in Poetry?

Poems Related to Clerihew

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