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Adventures in Doggerel
When I was a lad and somewhat brash
I often read the poems of Ogden Nash,
whose humourous rhymes on many themes,
was motivation for my own poetic dreams.

Later when I took to reading Edgar Allen Poe,
more of...

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Categories: clerihew, humor,
Form: Rhyme



Yes it's that time again, no not the one you think lol
Ah it’s been to long for a dose of the philosopher’s tribute
He thinks some of his clerihews have led to silent rebuke
It’s all done mostly in fun
But he’s sure he ’s been call a phrase...

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Categories: fun, humor, , atheist,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Dragon and Santa
Christmas roses are red, and violets are so very blue…
Dear Santa. We love our dear Dragon and hope you do, too.
Nightly, visions of colors dance round and round his big bed. 
As delusions of grandeur…...

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Categories: adventure, christmas, fun, funny, happiness, happy, imagination,
Form: Clerihew
Another clerihew for a special few, not that all the others aren't special
Wayland here again with another clerihew to end the year
These will probably never be famous, but that isn’t the fear
Sometimes the honesty is these may be just a little too strong
They're all done in fun,...

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Categories: dedication, fun, humor,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Clerihew Soup
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
With clerihew words, he loves to play

Let's talk of Eileen, the...

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Categories: tribute,
Form: Clerihew



Clerihews of the original three of four and me- three of my original four favorite poets
Her name is Seren
Yes the proud welsh girl, not foe, hopefully a  fren
The number of contest she entered, maybe a million
On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d give her a billion

She has passionately...

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Categories: funny, green, may, me, poems,
Form: Clerihew
The Clerihewer of the Fewer
If you orginally read this then, you would have seen it was a villanelle, actualy same it was the poem Hope, which I posted before this one. A very silly copy/paste error that was pointed...

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Categories: fun,
Form: Clerihew
Six of three and a couple extra for me
Richard clerihewed me yesterday
Why the nerve, I should have got him first I say
Then I laugh still wondering if clerihewed is a word
Realizing that many conventions in our language are up surd   

The...

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Categories: horror,
Form: Clerihew
Has it been a year already-I added a few more
As thephilosopher  readies for his p soup anniversary 
Remembering he found this place last Christmas Day
Surely the best gift he did receive
Now for some holiday fun, DON”T LEAVE

Denise Narayadu I can't end the line...

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Categories: dedication, funny,
Form: Clerihew
Get In the Box
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Categories: clerihew, on writing and wordswriting, poetry, writing,
Form: Shape
FREE CEE democraps and republicants
admittely i am one treasonous cat
and people everywhere had better take note
i ain't no republican nor democrat
and i don't see any reason for phools to vote

listen up people, 
politics are a plague perceived of by...

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Categories: angst, fishing, me, sick,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Quoted The Raven Nevermore
Once upon a time my dearie, I slept to wake Oh So Cheery.
Before that Raven clearly came, to knock upon my Dragons door.
Dragon took him in very nice, warming him up within a thrice.
Saving him...

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Categories: angst, blessing, fantasy, happiness, imagination, night, sleep,
Form: Clerihew
Some Clerihews to make Jack Laugh or scoff
Jack Ellison wasn't from Nantucket
I read prose that his cleaning lady had a nice bucket
But he vowed to look in silence quite as a mouse
For fear of sleeping in the perpetual doghouse

PD, appears and disappears...

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Categories: funny, write, write,
Form: Clerihew
Battle of the Sexes
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 in the mid 19th century 
because of the Symbolist movement....

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Categories: funny, history, me,
Form: Clerihew
Ms.Hersham
Ms. Hersham

A joke was made,
On this fateful day.
The joke was less than, appropriate,
And the children couldn't stop laughing at it.
Mr.Fred Clyde grinned to himself,
A funnier joke, he could not tell. 

Ms.Hersham, however, was not too...

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Categories: childhood, death, funnychildren,
Form: Clerihew
Neither understood, nor explained
NEITHER  UNDERSTOOD, NOR EXPLAINED

I was believed  the mightiest  of all,
The thing known was only my countrymen soul.
I worked upon day and night in silence,
For my nation I had the path lf violence.

I...

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Categories: confidence, conflict, courage, dedication, feelings, hero, inspiration,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Shania Twain Drives me Insane- In the BEST of WAYS
That Shania Twain
Drives me insane
She croons out the songs, “In my Car”…..
My glorified feminist is “SHE”

The ferocious female hunter
She knows when to be feminine
“Man! I Feel like a Woman!” is what gets her prey
Oh, Shania,...

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Categories: celebrity, identity, women,
Form: Clerihew
IN THIS ACT OF PAIN, I TAKE MY VENGENCE
Beyond the illusion of skin and polite talk a shadow dwells within me, whispering unto me my deepest ugly thoughts, my secret sins, my foul intentions and slowly devouring the goodness in me.

it draws its...

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Categories: death, depression, devotion, faith, family, fantasy, girlfriend-boyfriend,
Form: Clerihew
U CAN PUT ME IN JAIL but u cannot stop my face from breaking out
Y DO NOT U TURN INTO A FROG, HOP ON A LILI PAD AND FFLOAT 
I am so mother ******g fed up
Fed up with an overflowing cup
Filled with ******s who open their mouths just to...

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Categories: angst, family, me, me,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member The ABCs of Poetry
A is for Acrostic, where the first letter of each line spells a word
B is for Burlesque, a poetic type bordering on absurd

C is for Clerihew, a short and humorous verse
D is for Didactic, meant...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: clerihew, on writing and words, humorous, poems, giggle,
Form: ABC
Mr Bean
Mr. Bean has made the world go laughing
and if laughter tis the best medicine
then Mr. Bean sure is doctor of laughter
for quite apt is he at appealing humour!

Perhaps the world's best most beloved buffoon
with antics...

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Categories: career, cheer up, fun, humor,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member What Shall We Celebrate Today
We Americans are very creative when it comes to conquering malaise,
By founding specific times in which to celebrate any wacky craze!
Legal holidays are well established and we honor Father and Mother,
But each day, week or...

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Categories: clerihew, funny
Form: Rhyme
SIR WINSTON LEONARD SPENCER-CHURCHILL LEADER CLERIHEW
Born in 1874 Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill 
Nicknamed Winnie, with a Bulldog spirit, looking like my Bulldog Bill
In thinking time sat on his ‘Throne’, Lord Privy Seal rang Winston’s phone   
‘Tell him I...

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Categories: humor, leadership, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
forever should be spelled four ever because four months is all you've got at best
 FOREVER SHOULD  BE SPELLED FOUR EVER
    BECAUSE, BABY, YOU MIGHT RATE FOUR MONTHS AT BEST 

Baby, this is forever like Never-Neverland
Where frowns and tears are forever banned
No sorrow because forever...

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Categories: angst, animals, computer-internet, fantasy, inspirational, philosophy, time,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member COMPENDIUM OF HUMOUR with WIT
mene tekel peres - calligraphic prescience.

global village voice - a dialect of babel

the poetry slam - pen viva voce
inherent bloodline - curdle into nepotism

Atlanta's Oliver Hardy
so pretentious and somewhat lardy,
had a sidekick,bungling,but thin
both silently,still bring...

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Categories: clerihew, humor,
Form: Light Verse