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    Create bad poetry

    Discussion in 'Writing Prompts' started by Lemex, Oct 22, 2014.

    Near my university is a cafe that on Wednesday nights hosts a 'Bad Poetry' night, and regulars are invited to write any old drivel and preform it for the pleasure of the rest of the clientele. The only condition is each piece must be scientifically created to be devoid of quality. I thought I'd make a game of it here and see what happens.



    El Notche del cabre!!!!?!


    I walked into the moonlit night
    And met a woman who was getting her sustenance from bins
    she said
    'I can taste rainbows when I hold my nose in the air
    and point downwards​
    into abysses
    like

    Dante's peak,
    and with glass bottom chocolates'

    i wondered if​
    (Cui dono lepidum novum libellum)
    I had invented time​
    And thought I could see all of creation
    at the end of a​
    beer soaked night.

    ?

    Trampoline
    dreams​

    I
    me
    I


    !


    in a shopping market I

    there was a bang and

    (Arma vamque cano)

    buscuits.​




    Let's see what you guys come up with. :)
     
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    I have no mind to hear critiques from someone like you.
     
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    I think you have a talent, you really do! Or saying that you are talented in "bad poetry" is offensive? I am mixed up... Anyway I didn't mean it to be offensive. ;)
     
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    Point is, this is a writing prompt, you try writing one now. ;)
     
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    "Love Poem XXLVX"

    When my heart is heavy,
    You're the hot air balloon that makes it light again.
    When I'm feeling blue,
    You're the rainbow that brings other colors in my life.
    When I'm feeling down,
    You rent the movie Up and we watch it together.
    Baby, I love you.
     
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    I don't think that it is possible to beat "thirdwind"

    Here is my first poem ever composed in english language and maybe 3rd poem composed ever:

    When a flower blossoms
    and the sweet nectar satisfies
    the belly of a bee
    the birds reply with a song of fragrance unheard
    when the clouds decide to make it puffy for the day
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    You know what? The first half of this poem isn't bad at all.
     
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    cant terms spinning, such is this creation.

    No story, no verse,
    each line devolving from bad to worse.

    Style and grammar lay butchered and dead,
    such is the dire recompense in my head.

    You asked my to try...
    and now, face the horror of the unwary reader's cry.
     
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    Damn @Darkkin you have a lot of bad poetry to share! Are you trying to even out things for all those contests you won?
     
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    I've only won 'cause I tried and fought.
     
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