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Offline Xerika

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Crap poetry?
« on: February 09, 2009, 07:24:47 PM »
Apparently, they've just launched a new poetry competition in the Shetland Islands (north of Scotland), and winning entries will be displayed in all of their public toilets.  ???

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/north_east/7878965.stm.

I was thinking of posting this in the Writers Wanted section but decided that this kind of thing would be beneath our MWC poets.  :D
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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2009, 07:30:56 PM »
*lol*

That is amusing. They really want bad poetry?
Omg. I hope someone from here wins, I'd take thet rip just to see t!  8)

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2009, 08:13:58 PM »
X,

When I saw the name of this thread, I immediately thought PaulW aka The Duck, must have been out and about in his home country.

Why?

Because of this:

http://www.mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=6349.0


But, after reading your link, maybe it wasn't our own Duck's brain child.  ;)
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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2009, 08:16:38 PM »
But it does sound like one of his dastardly deeds Alice. ;D

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2009, 08:33:56 PM »
Definitely Ma.

That's why my thoughts took off in that direction.  :D
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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2009, 05:32:27 AM »
That's amusing.
I think I should enter a poem about... well... crap!  ;D

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2009, 05:45:22 AM »
I saw this one on a toilet door:

Here I sat broken hearted
Tried to sh*t
But only farted
Smoke me a clipper, I'll be back for Christmas!
- A. J. Rimmer, Red Dwarf

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2009, 05:51:44 AM »
Hehehe!

That's hilarious very crappy!
The poor old fart.  ;D

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2009, 06:19:40 AM »


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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2009, 06:24:34 AM »
probably not very poetic but read on a wall in  the men's room of a local mall:

yo, why you look here for joke?
joke in you hand, look down

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2009, 11:29:18 AM »
The problem with truely crap poetry is that it's very difficult to write if you try! For some reason, once you start trying, it becomes funny rather than just plain bad :)
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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2009, 12:03:58 PM »
One I saw somewhere way back in the seventies:

Some come here to sit and think,
Others come to s**t and stink.
I come here to scratch my balls,
And write graffiti on the walls...
Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of
arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to
skid in sideways - Chardonnay in one hand - open throttle in the other -
body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming : "Woo Hoo, what
a ride!"

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2009, 12:13:12 PM »
It's not a poem, but I'm told this little gem of Squaddie humour graces the walls of an army latrine at Aldershot. 

'Right this minute, stood here with your dick in your hand, you are probably the only bugger in this whole army who really knows what he's doing.'

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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2009, 07:00:22 PM »
I didn't necessarily want to resurrect this thread, but felt I had to add this one that I just heard.

On the wall of a women's public toilet, someone had written:

"I've lost my virginity."

Underneath, someone else had written:

"But I've still got the box that it came in."
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Re: Crap poetry?
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2009, 01:27:29 PM »
Ah-ha ha ha ha ha ha. These are priceless. Sounds like and smells like standup comedy.  ;D