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Billy The Poet

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Verse Comes to Worst: 9 Very Short Poems About Trump/Russia Collaborators

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The Week in Bad Poems: The Ballad of Trump and Putin

If you’d rather not read a long essay about the Trump/Russia quid pro quo, here is a poem.




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The Week in Bad Poems: Election Epigrams

Some light verse / from the hearse / Of our democratic system.




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How Well Do You Know Your Candidates? A Weeklings Quiz

If a train is leaving New York at 4:03 pm, carrying 100 pounds of Trump hair, and another train is leaving Chicago at exactly the same time, carrying all the grain in the pyramids, at what point do the American people wake up?




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Meet the Presidential Candidates! (In Bad Haiku)

The men and women / Running for highest office / Warts, haiku, and all.




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The Worst People in America: Jonathan Franzen

A poem about the alleged Great American Novelist.




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Seven People We Don’t Care About This Week: Rizzoli Edition

A septet of awfulness.




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The Week in Bad Poems: Hillary Clinton Edition

The field of hopefuls, and the rest of us hope less.




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The Week in Bad Poems: Is it Weird That Your Ass Reminds Me of a Kanye West Song Edition

Stuff I read in the New York Times / In rhymes.




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