Write Me a Clerihew

I love writing for many reasons, but one of the most important reasons is because it’s fun. Now and again I stumble upon something that reminds me of this fun factor. Just over a year ago I heard about clerihew. It’s a poem of sort, a few quick, rhyming lines that are intended to bring a smile to the reader.

 

What is a clerihew?

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Christmas is . . .

Christmas Is … is a poem I wrote during an exercise for a writers group in 2005.

Christmas Is…

To me…

Christmas is the 25th of December. It is a day when the land is covered with snow. It is a day filled with rain and sunshine. It is a day bitterly cold and a day you can wear a sweatshirt while outdoors.

Christmas is a day to gather eggs and milk the goats.

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