. The clerihew is a relatively new poetry form introduced by Edmund Clerihew Bentley in 1905. It is usually a single quatrain of light verse rhyming aabb, without a standard meter. The first line usually ends with a name, often one difficult to rhyme with, and comes up with a ridiculous rhyme for it in the second line. At the SCP, we usually require meter. Could the lack of meter in the clerihew be an attempt to capture a charming sense of school-boy doggerel or is it just a lack of skill and aversion to the modern stigma placed on tradition? At any rate, this contest seeks a specifically metrical clerihew just for the fun of it. Talbot Hook has submitted the below metrical clerihew to get the ball rolling: . The ever straight-shooting Diogenes, No stranger to creatures’ biologies, Gave Platonic depiction a lickin’ By presenting him with a plucked chicken. . Post your metrical clerihew in the comments section below. The meter does not have to be the same as Mr. Hook's above. . .