It is time once again for Chelsea Ann Owens' Weekly Terrible Writing Contest. This week's prompt is the word fifty, and the entire mess poem must be exactly 50 words. ~~ Now I'm gonna write a poem in exactly 50 words. I cannot think of anything. Hey look! Outside there's birds! What's that falling from … Continue reading I’m Gonna
Come here, my poet, and prepare to enter the Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest #49! The topic is Hallowe'en. O, what shall I be for Hallowe'en? A monster, a princess or a Lima bean? With pumpkins carved and burning bright if one tips over the porch will ignite. Trick-or-treaters won't come if the house is on … Continue reading Simplicity
Once again, it's time for Chelsea Ann Owens' Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest. The theme is Wild West. I'm ridin' the range that ain't never gonna change with my horse named Fred Fred is red: Red Fred. He's my best friend til the very end. We set up camp when nighttime comes Fred can't help for … Continue reading Me & Fred
It's time for Chelsea Ann Owens' Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest. The theme is pumpkin spice and the form is Tanka. Below is my attempt at terrible Tanka writing. Autumn aroma fills the air with Halloween making one nauseous: too much candy and chasing it with ten beers then puking.
Once again it's time for The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest. Yay! This time we are to create an acrostic poem using the name of a celebrity or favorite habit. Kim's ol' butt: As big as a barrel, Round like a Double-Stuffed Moon Pie And wobbly as Jell-O. Sort of like a Humongous Air Bag. … Continue reading Perpetually Deployed
It’s time for the 43rd weekly Terrible Poetry Contest over at Chelsea Ann Owens' Blog. Writing cliché, mis-metered verse can be tricky; only those stuck in bad, beginner habits can truly pull it off. For a bit of guidance, read my basic outline. Ready? Excellent. Let’s begin. Here are the specifics for this week: The Topic is free-versing … Continue reading Ode to Sweat