Dame Margot Fonteyn, For only one sport felt no disdain. She admired the charm, grace and poise Of those professional ice hockey boys. or do you prefer Dame Margot Fonteyn Was a great fan of the quatrain, Which makes it deuced hard to Compose for her a Clerihew.
Rudolf Nureyev Knew better than Our Kev. A Russian High Lift does not deploy Ballet lovers to the gods at the Bolshoi. or do you like Rudolf Nureyev Made a mean Chicken Kiev. Slow-baked, we heard; It wasn't the Firebird.
Valerie Singleton Could have endless fun Making gifts from loo rolls And broken old washing up bowls. and there's Valerie Singleton, In 1971, Made so much from empty detergent bottles, Loo rolls, glue and Tiger Moth throttles.
Zadok the priest Told a blue joke at the feast, Bringing the roof down, and revealing To Nathan "the profit is in the re-ceiling." or should it be Zadok the priest Told a blue joke at the coronation feast, Bringing the roof down, and revealing To Nathan "the profit is in the re-sealing."
Searching the wardrobe What to wear when brexiting? Article Fifty? or, perhaps, Queen Theresa the First, For unconstrained power had a thirst. One Union she called her "Precious"; Of t'other she refused to make a fuss. or, mayhap,
Pride unwarranted Sticking to a timetable To shoot your own foot or, indeed, Her Mayesty What sayest thee? When the Madness of Queen Theresa Infects the average geezer.