Poetry at the Post: A Clerihew? Say What?

A Clerihew by Alice-Catherine Jennings

Chaucer as a pilgrim from the Ellesmere manuscript
Chaucer as a pilgrim from the Ellesmere manuscript

NaPoWriMo Day 25: Write a clerihew—a short poem consisting of rhymed, humorous quatrains involving a specific person’s name.

Ok! I’m game but today all roads lead to Chaucer as it is Day One of THE CHAUCER READING GROUP. Check it out! It’s not too late to join. It’s totally free—even the book can be downloaded for free online.

Geoffrey Chaucer
became an author
after war & prison
& his return to England 

Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer

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