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A Clerihew?
by Londis Carpenter
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(I was taught a Clerihew's rhyming scheme was aabb. Mine is abab. Is it still a clerihew?  I don't know. But it is what it is)

Large words do not a poet make.

Likewise, neither does many.

Some of the greatest rhymes I've read,

In fact, had hardly any.

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Reviewed by Tom Hyland 8/8/2004
Wouldn't have known a "Clerihew" if it BIT me!

Well Done! Tom.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/2/2003
Okay!! This was fun!!

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/2/2003

i love your tidbits and your poetry

enjoyed all...learning from you, poet master (never knew what a clerihew was)

(((HUGS))) and thanks,


karla. :)
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 7/2/2003
Boy, then I must verbosely stink as a poet.
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 7/2/2003
Hahaha! I enjoyed these, especially the limeric.
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 7/2/2003
'where have you been all my(AD) life?' (grin).. Im mad about this stuff! My brain just had a party here, reading your wonderful tidbits.. and by the way.. that last bit: apparently you can add 'mind-reader' to your bag of tricks.. and you said it perfectly! almost anyone can be funny.. your humor is funny AND poetically flawless! Just wonderful! katy
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