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Clerihew Poems | Examples of Clerihew Poetry

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cocaine trail leads to factory on hampstead heath photo link gate low Clerihew addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
Premium Member Poem Whitney Houston Edward Ibeh Clerihew celebrity, people, woman,
Premium Member Poem Thomas Alva Edison Maurice Rigoler Clerihew irony,
Premium Member Poem Ernest Hemingway Maurice Rigoler Clerihew humor,
Premium Member Poem Anne Boylen Maurice Rigoler Clerihew humor,
Premium Member Poem Paul Victor Jules Signac Maurice Rigoler Clerihew art,
chicken 4 coins gate low Clerihew addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
Premium Member Poem Beethoven Maurice Rigoler Clerihew humor,
Premium Member Poem Erasmus Maurice Rigoler Clerihew humor,
Premium Member Poem Shakespeare Maurice Rigoler Clerihew humor,

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Her Real Name
by Maurice Rigoler

La Gioconda
è il vero nome della donna;
il suo sorriso è suo anche
ciò che ha lei non lo dice.

La Gioconda
is the lady’s real name
(not that other,...

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Koop Flew the Coop
by Maurice Rigoler

The late Charles Everett Koop
has flown his earthly coop.
Imagine his disappointment in Heaven or Hell
where neither needs a surgeon general....

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

june evans 50 year L plate
by gate low
june evans 50 year L plate 12.09.18

midweek driving
still got the L plate
news flash and lego thriving
got the highway code in hampstead highgate.
57 years of commitment
never...

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Double Clerihew
by Maurice Rigoler

Samuel F. B. Morse
was of course
the inventor of the code –
but this, I think, you node.

Guglielmo Marconi 
died less than happi –
Morse died before he...

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SENATOR JOHN McCAIN
by James Edward Lee Sr.
SENATOR JOHN McCain

Senator John McCain
From Arizona
Veteran War hero
Presidential candidate
Went on home/rest in peace

9/3/18
Written words by James Edward Lee Sr.©2018...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, dedication, leadership, military,

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LEVI STRAUSE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
LEVI STRAUSE

Levi Strauss  
From Germany to New York 
Known as denim maker, 
literally "de Nimes" “from Nimes”
Wear tailor Jacob Davis?
Needed strong clothes not worn...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebrity, character, clothes, creation,

Obahian
by Allan Terry
without explaintion
his expectations
to hear the circumstances
which caused a change
he conceived this notion
that in all the devotion
she would love him
and stop acting strange
but when you are...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: business, character, confidence, conflict,

Roseanne Barr
by joshua otieno
She is known as Barr Roseanne Barr
a pioneer who set the comedic bar.
she drunk the whole bar then opened her mouth 
and as fate would...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety,

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Donald Trump
by Edward Ibeh
                  He struggles to look truth in the...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: political, satire, truth,

no premier league footballers on this pride bus hey paddy
by gate low
no premier league footballers on this pride bus hey paddy  05.08.18

PR that is power
hard hitting and will divide
the football association tasting sour
all heterosexual players...

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Kevin Spacey
by Virginia Waters


    Kevin Spacey, Honorary Commander of the British Empire
             ...

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donald trump
by Ralph Sergi
Donald Trump

Donald J. Trump
chief executive chump
still not clued in 
for his love of Putin
Clerihew Contest Poetry Contest
Sponsored by The name forsakes me
July 22, 2018
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Donald Trump
by Jeanne Hicks
Donald Trump won the election
In spite of his true party selection
Not Independent, Democrat or Republican
For he always was and forever will be a Trumpian.

For Clerihew...

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Donald Trump
by CayCay Jennings


President Donald Trump
nabbed his title landing a long jump.
Now, we daily leap his every jerky tweet
that even pigeons want downed by skeet.








August 2, 2018
The Name...

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THE DONALD
by Kim Rodrigues
President Donald John Trump
Never married a frump
“Waldo’s Dad” stole a lady’s popcorn*
And invited Hillary’s scorn

8/1/2018
Clerihew Contest

*Little Rascals Movie
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Roseann Barr
by Andrea Dietrich
Trump supporter Roseann Barr

at a baseball game acted so bizarre.

She sang Star Spangled Banner in a screeching sound,

grabbed her crotch and then spit on the...

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Roseanne Barr
by Sara Kendrick
Roseanne Barr
Took subtle humor too far
Hurt herself and peers
She'll suffer many years  

Written July31, 2018
For contest...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak,

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Donald Trump
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
Donald Trump-
will go down in history as a presidential chump,
yet, even when he stomps his feet,  some blindly love him;
he is like a child...

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CLERIHEW
by John lawless

Rosanne Barr
should have left it earlier
and left alone
those with hair much curlier 


©7/30/2018

for the CLERIHEW CONTEST Poetry Contest
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Racey Spacey
by Gregory R Barden

 ~     Monsieur Kevin Spacey Fowler


               ...

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