August 18th Bad Poetry Day

Today is one of those days we all fear. When something goes wrong in a poem we hear. Maybe the poets on drugs, or needs a good hug! Or better a kick in the rear!

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And this here guy here was a poet. And if you lived back then you’da knowed it. He was hard to understand, but I think it was his plan. So you’d go to his play where he showed it.

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And what’s with poems that don’t rhyme?  Aren’t they really just paragraphs in a line? But in the end, they really offend, those of us that read them.

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So here’s to the people at Wellcat.com for creating this day to keep us all calm. For we’d all have to say that we liked poetry the way, every poet wrote ’em.

How to celebrate – Learn the difference between a poem and a limerick (Obviously I didn’t!) Send your best friend a poem you know is bad and see how they react. Try to name at least five famous poets without cheating!

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