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(#5310606) Vote for your favourite Clerihew - Competition no 15.
Posted by HeatherN on 27 Nov 2021 at 3:49PM
The competition was to write a clerihew (a humorous four-line poem) about a famous dead poet.

Here are the entries - and yes, Michael Jackson is a published poet!


the king of pop, michael jackson

his music appealed to both blacks, and anglo-sax-ons

they say he o.d.'d, on an addictive pain killer

"for no mere mortal can resist, the evil of the thriller"

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John Keats
Enjoyed being clad 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.

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Edward Lear
Some thought him a bit queer

He wrote about a boat, crewed by a pussycat
and an owl. Who else could have thought of that?

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Edgar Allan Poe
Who had fallen for a foe
Had an eye and ear
Who would know such fear?

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SubjectPosted ByDate & Time
5313070Re: 3 non-contest clerihews HeatherN3 Dec 2021 8:46AM
5311070Re: 3 non-contest clerihews The Spades Master28 Nov 2021 4:22PM
5311060Re: 3 non-contest clerihews HeatherN28 Nov 2021 4:00PM
5310933Re: 3 non-contest clerihews The Spades Master28 Nov 2021 10:48AM
5310923Re: 3 non-contest clerihews HeartOnFire28 Nov 2021 10:04AM
53108933 non-contest clerihews The Spades Master28 Nov 2021 8:42AM
5310818Re: Vote for your favourite Clerihew - Competition no 15. MM David littlefair XI28 Nov 2021 3:58AM
5310612Re: Vote for your favourite Clerihew - Competition no 15. HeatherN27 Nov 2021 3:55PM
5310606Vote for your favourite Clerihew - Competition no 15. HeatherN27 Nov 2021 3:49PM

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