Create bad poetry

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  1. 31152104

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    Location:
    In the system of Sol
    Come one come all
    We have to buy
    A ping pong ball
    Or is it tennis of the table?
    To disinguish never am I able

    Anyway, down the way
    Which is a street
    We walk
    Meet a bum
    We talk
    He does hum
    We walk, away
    He hums anyway
    Alone

    I groan
    You have left me
    On my own
    I must also buy a tepee

    But only you know
    The location of the Mohawk mall
    So I stall
    Like an old bus
    No gas
    No you

    Where to?

    To buy a ping pong ball.
    Alone.

    I groan.
     
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    Radrook Banned Contributor

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    Don’t palaver that you love me
    Rather blather that you don’t
    Don’t dare swear by stars above me
    That you will and that you won’t!

    Be sincere in adulation
    and I’ll be pellucid in mine.
    Calibrate your intonation
    So it’s not a morbid crime.
     
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  3. Elvira Chavez

    Elvira Chavez Member

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    If these walls could talk,
    what would they say?
    They seen you and I
    become very randy....
    Please don't tell walls.
    For our spouses will quit.
     
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    big soft moose The Moderating Moose Staff Supporter Contributor Community Volunteer

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    Just a reminder that the purpose of this thread is to create deliberately bad poetry as a writing exercise - not to post poetry for critique

    If you want to do the latter you need to use the appropriate section of the workshop

    (this relates to posts that have been deleted not to the post it now suceedes)
     
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    Catrin Lewis Contributor Contributor Community Volunteer

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    The soft moose in the room
    Speaks
    His words unwording words
    That should have worded
    In a different place.
    He is moderate
    He is big
    We are warned
     
  6. OurJud

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    I have of late, lost my desire
    and the ability to concentrate.
    I start a poem in earnest, but alas
    my attention span is not wh
     
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  7. Bjørnar Munkerud

    Bjørnar Munkerud Senior Member

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    Climb the Pebbled Grasslands
    Climb the pebbled grasslands
    See the nearest eye
    I have what the girls want
    I've got this fancy scythe

    Climb the pebbled grasslands,
    come, and see for yourself
    the fields are so rough and rugged,
    and so smooth and soft

    Climb the pebbled grasslands
    My hands are shaking
    I am overwhelmed
    They should call them the bad-ass-lands

    Come and see the the badasslands
    They're totes awesome, dude
    They're really rad shake-your-hands lands
    You better come in the nude
     
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  8. Laughing Rabbit

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    The masses desire
    what I cannot give,
    Poets for hire
    For acclaim they live.

    But alas poor poet,
    For the masses are fickle,
    You and I both know it
    And here we are in a pickle.
     
  9. v_k

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    Location:
    Greater Boston
    Leaking dripping throbbing
    Purple hyacinths
    Rosy bushes moaning
    Lousy petals falling
    On a meadow green

    Higher wider stronger
    Oaks over ravine
    Leaves are thrown all over
    Creek is boiling splashing
    Thrusting boulder in

    With wings over the shoulders
    Swan on meadow green
    Bending neck, no longer
    Holding silent scream

    Faster stronger broader
    Waves are in the creek
    When I will grow older
    I will write for longer

    Rainbow sparkles glowing
    Through the drops within
    In forgotten garden
    Wanderer unseen
    Swipes this little screen
     
  10. Mish

    Mish Active Member

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    The elephant said
    "Excuse me,
    have you thought about
    just letting me be?
    You talk about me
    Like I'm a bringer of doom
    But have you though how it feels
    To be the elephant in the room?"
     
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    My muse is little fairy,
    She lives in petals jungles,
    She needs me less than air.
    She always is somewhere

    I looked in my junk boxes
    I walked into the attic
    She was not there flying
    I still will look for her
     
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    I had no plans to join in, but I just wrote this horrible piece of unholiness. I call it... Wind.

    As a nail in the wind,
    I do not move
    very far.
    As I lay there be-hind,
    you surely prove
    ev'ry bar.

    A star.

    As a nail on a hill,
    they prob'ly roll
    like a car.
    You have no time to kill.
    Stor-ming is your role.
    Blow me far.

    My star.
     
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    Some Guy Manguage Langler Supporter Contributor

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    Having many things
    I'm driven to distraction
    Never finding peace
    Craving only action

    Go away! I'm busy.
     
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    Location:
    In the system of Sol
    It is like a summer bee
    that I to a flower flee
    for as a man of many minutes
    only as a flower be I free

    And to like or not to like
    my hair, my body my brain
    all polished like a new bike
    why then do you not love me?

    It is like a spring deer
    that I the truth near
    for as a being of many moments
    only lies shall I ever fear

    So to love or not to love
    my voice, my charm my smile
    all glittering like the sun on the Nile
    why then are you not my dear?
     
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    Bjørnar Munkerud Senior Member

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    Are we dealing with Emily Dickinson reincarnate here?
     

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