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Clerihew Day is observed on July 10 every year to celebrate a poem style created by English novelist and humorist Edmund Clerihew Bentley. The day commemorates his birthday and encourages people to read and write their own specific forms of Clerihews. Edmund Clerihew Bentley created his first clerihew at age 16 about the renowned chemist, Sir Humphry Davy. Clerihews poke fun at people, both real and imagined. They’re infused with humor and are designed to draw a chuckle from both the reader and the subject of the poem.

As with any form of poetry, Clerihews have some rules. A clerihew must:

• The subject’s name in the first line
• Have an AA/BB rhyme scheme
• Include four lines, usually featuring ome making fun of a person


Clerihews don’t have a fixed meter or line length. Bentley created and popularized this genre of poetry, and other poets wrote and published in this form and still do so to this day.

How to Celebrate Clerihew Day

Learn more about the history, science, and art of Clerihews. Read some of Edmund Clerihew Bentley’s poems. Spend some time coming up with your own Clerihews. Consider featuring some of your family members, friends, and co-workers in your poems. Post your Clerihews on social media using #ClerihewDay

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Upcoming dates for clerihew day


When is clerihew day 2022?Sunday, July 10, 2022
When is clerihew day 2023?Monday, July 10, 2023
When is clerihew day 2024?Wednesday, July 10, 2024
When is clerihew day 2025?Thursday, July 10, 2025
When is clerihew day 2026?Friday, July 10, 2026
When is clerihew day 2027?Saturday, July 10, 2027
When is clerihew day 2028?Monday, July 10, 2028
When is clerihew day 2029?Tuesday, July 10, 2029
When is clerihew day 2030?Wednesday, July 10, 2030
When is clerihew day 2031?Thursday, July 10, 2031
When is clerihew day 2032?Saturday, July 10, 2032