Donald Trump Clerihew

Donald Trump –
Likes to hump –
Controversy –
And stupidity

01.01.16

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Nelson Mandela Clerihew

Or a more whimsical clerihew version, the way clerihews are supposed to be…

Nelson Mandela –
Let me tell ya –
Was one hella
Of a fella!

07.12.10

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Michael Jackson Clerihew

Michael Jackson,
Psycho black son,
He was the King of Pop,
And of his boys love shop.

06.25.09 – 07.10.09

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Stephen Hawking Clerihew

Stephen Hawking –
Had a computer do his talking –
But as dull as a machine may sound –
Sheer brilliance always sounds profound

04.07.98

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Edwin Hubble Clerihew

Edwin Hubble –
Stirred up trouble
By proposing the universe was growing –
And at a rate that was not slowing

01.13.98

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Marie Curie Clerihew

Marie Curie –
Attacked science with a fury
More intense than radioactive burns –
And rarer than polonium urns

09.08.97

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Sigmund Freud Clerihew

Sigmund Freud –
Was paranoid –
To him – every little thing
Had some big meaning

07.31.95

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clerihew

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart –
Was the Master of Classical music art –
Despite his music often sounding jovial –
The genius behind it was nothing trivial

06.24.95 – 07.23.95

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Johann Willard Gibbs Clerihew

Johann Willard Gibbs –
Dispelled more than a few fibs
In thermodynamics –
And also in sound acoustics

07.12.95

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Linus Pauling Clerihew

Linus Pauling –
Found his Nobel calling
First – as a Chemist –
Then – as a Peace activist

02.15.95 – 07.12.95

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Johann Strauss Jr. Clerihew

The junior Johann Strauss –
Knew how to put joy into a house –
His waltzes made people go round & round –
Long after he’s been in the ground

06.24.95 – 07.03.95

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Sergei Rachmaninov Clerihew

Sergei Rachmaninov –
Wrote music for those in love –
His melodies soared without bound –
It was love – in the form of sound

06.24.95 – 07.03.95

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