Category Archives: The Week in Bad Poems

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. Continue reading




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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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The Poetry of “Doctor” Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson is the greatest political poet since prime Rumsfeld.




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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 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: Jay-Z Edition

Poems of our time. In rhyme.




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The Week in Bad Poems

Billy the Poet offers his verse on ISIS, Carmelo Anthony, and the hideous Supreme Court ruling.




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