Samson Clerihew

What made Samson
So handsome
Was his long and flowing head of hair:
Until, one day … it wasn’t there!

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Written in response to Anthony McGowan’s much wittier Samson quatrain: and recorded here not so much for its own merits (which are meagre) but because I like the name ‘Samson Clerihew’ and may appropriate it for a character in one of my novels.

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Writer and academic. London-adjacent.

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Adam Roberts

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Writer and academic. London-adjacent.

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