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Some Help for the Clerihew Challenge: Need Clerihews Be Inspired?

Leah mentioned that she “lacked inspiration” for the clerihew challenge. I thought I would address the issue of clerihews and inspiration. The questions that occur to me are, Need proper poems be inspired? Are clerihews proper poems? If the answer to either question is ‘no’ or ‘unknown’, then what is our experience regarding clerihews and inspiration? Well, first. Need proper poems be inspired? Here’s what Socrates has to say about poets and inspiration. At his famous trial, he is describing his search for someone wiser than himself. He says he found wisdom… Read more Some Help for the Clerihew Challenge: Need Clerihews Be Inspired?