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(#5306456) Re: Poetry writing competition no. 15: Write a clerihew about a historical famous person
Posted by HeatherN on 16 Nov 2021 at 8:23AM
I like it! HeartOnFire, but to qualify you would have to change the first line to just the poet's name i.e. either John Keats or Keats.

You don't have to alter anything else - a clerihew is best with uneven lines to add to the comic effect.

A clerihew doesn't have to have just the name as the title, but I did specify for this competition that the first line should be just the poet's name (you can include a title such as Sir or Lord, or a middle name, but I don't think Keats had either.)

So, would you prefer....?


John Keats
Enjoyed being attired in plaid trousers and shirts having pleats
Became famous for his wondrous tale
Contrasting the weariness of human life to the happiness of a nightingale

or

Keats
Enjoyed being attired in plaid trousers and shirts having pleats
Became famous for his wondrous tale
Contrasting the weariness of human life to the happiness of a nightingale
So which version would you prefer
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5306522Re: Poetry writing competition no. 15: Write a clerihew about a historical famous person HeatherN16 Nov 2021 12:42PM
5306476Re: Poetry writing competition no. 15: Write a clerihew about a historical famous person HeartOnFire16 Nov 2021 10:45AM
5306456Re: Poetry writing competition no. 15: Write a clerihew about a historical famous person HeatherN16 Nov 2021 8:23AM

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