About the clerihew

A series of posts about clerihews – humorous biographical four-line verses about a contemporary or historical figure, where the rhyming scheme is AABB and the name of the figure must form part of the first rhyme.

Clerihews were the invention of E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley. During his lifetime, Bentley published several volumes of clerihews, where each verse was accompanied by a drawing that illustrated the verse.

This entry was posted in Clerihew, Humorous verse and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s