Day 25 of NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt is a Clerihew, which a four-line biographical poem. The first line is usually the name of the poem’s subject. The poem usually has a rhyme scheme AABB, line length and meter can be irregular.
For a bit silly Clarihew.
Nicholas Kim Coppola aka Nicholas Cage Did good offbeat work and was all the rage His acting he says is ‘Nouveau Shamanic’ but it sounds more like cashing in and shambolic.
Byron’s only legit child - Ada Lovelace When Babbage needed software, she was on the case She wrote first instructions that were algorithmic Now they have proliferated on a scale logarithmic. ‘Amazing Grace’ Murray Hopper Built the first compiler proper Her other skill was training young people To take chances and cause ripples. Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks about subject of event horizon His intellect and geekiness are inspirational his wit and throaty laughs are simply gravitational.
Karl Christian Rove Turned small Bush into grove He was nicknamed ’turd blossom’ Whose deeds were oh so gruesome. Richard Bruce “Dick” Cheney Not your garden variety meanie He spews venom through forked tongues His heart is like coal miner’s lungs.