Politicians verse

Chris Huhne’s High Noon

A short Clerihew verse noting the decision to charge Energy Secretary Chris Huhne with contempt of court in relation to an alleged driving offence.

News International takes a trip to Salem

A short verse lamenting the posturing, points scoring and outright sliminess of some of the members of the Commons Select Committee enquiry into the conduct of News International

A new Italian Prime Minister

A short verse commenting on the expected resignation of Silvio Berlusconi from his long-held position as Prime Minister of Italy

The Home Secretary’s inquiry into border security

A short verse reacting to the news that the Home Secretary did not authorise the extension of a pilot scheme to relax certain border checks.

Who is Jose Manuel Barroso?

A short verse on the pronouncements of the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, a former Prime Minister of Portugal, regarding the future of Greece in the EU and the euro

On Edwina Currie’s eviction from Strictly

A short verse on the early expulsion of Edwina Currie from the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing Show.


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Verse.org.uk 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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