A Person, Place or Thing  August 1, 2008 - September 2, 2008

Reading and Deliberating


This structure takes its formation from Edmund Clerihew Bently who put these rules together in a simple four line construction of poetry .
A witty or humorous content with the theme on a biographical subject.

A Clerihew poem is a four-line humorous rhyming poem.
The following rules must apply:

Line 1 Famous person or place
Lines 2,3,4 Tell about that person or place
Lines 1,2 Rhyme together
Lines 3,4 Rhyme together


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3 Contestants
4 Submissions
Created Aug 2, 2008

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  • Any WritersCafe.org Member can Submit
  • Only Poetry can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 2 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 8/1/2008 - 9/2/2008
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Laura E. Aranda is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Laura E. Aranda if you have any further questions.