What Can You Find in a Clerihew?
Humor, rhyme, and little known facts come to mind.
You may have studied sonnets, elegies, and haiku in school. But what about a clerihew?
Edward Clerihew Bentley claims to have invented this whimsical biographical poem to escape boredom during his chemistry class. A clerihew begins with the name of the poem’s subject, generally someone famous. The…