Happy National Clerihew Day!
It’s National Clerihew Day. Yeah, I had to look it up too. But in case you haven’t done so yet, this is what I found in Wikipedia:”A clerihew (/ˈklɛrɪhjuː/) is a whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley. The first line is the name of the poem’s subject, usually a famous person put in an absurd light, or revealing something unknown or spurious about them. The rhyme scheme is AABB, and the rhymes are often forced. The line length and metre are irregular.” It may sound simple but it’s a bit more difficult than you think. I was reading about Geddy Lee’s upcoming book signing at Barnes & Noble in Philly on 7/19 so I thought I’d use that for clerihew fodder.
Rush’s Geddy Lee
Would like for you to read
His Big Beautiful Book of Bass he’ll sign
Just don’t try to cut to the front of the line