Russians verse

Raise a glass to Yuri Gagarin

A short verse marking the 80th birthday of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin – the first man in space – who was born on March 9th 1934. He died in 1968. A brave man.

Vladimir Antonov resigns from Portsmouth FC

A short verse noting that Portsmouth FC’s parent company Convers Sports Initiatives plc has gone into administration and that Russian Chairman Vladimir Antonov has left the beleaguered club.


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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