More short verse

The death of George Toupou V

A very short verse to mark the passing of the Tongan Head of State.

Top 12 #poetfilms of all time

To celebrate the #poetfilms thread on Twitter, here’s my list of the top 12 poet films ever made.

A new Q for James Bond

A short verse noting the casting of actor Ben Whishaw as Q in the forthcoming Bond film Skyfall.


About this site likes to mark significant moments in public life with a short verse - usually in Clerihew form. We've tightened our poetic belt and cut everything right back to the bare essentials. Every verse on this site takes up fewer than 140 characters, so feel free to tweet them to your friends.

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