Thursday, November 05, 2015

The worst poem in the world, and this time I mean it

Hold the phone! Shit the bed! I've just stumbled across the worst poem in the world, which I found stinking up a remote corner of Facebook. They'll be posting this one to the literature faculty at the Vogon Unitiversity:

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At this very moment, a team of top scientists are working to exhume William Shakespeare so that they may bring him back to life to hunt down the person responsible for this outrage. Will's going to be pissed, and will be determined to prove that the sword (or failing that, the cricket bat with a nail through the end) is mightier than the pen.

Facebook account holders: Leave poetry to the experts, because you'll never beat the winning couplet "Touch my bum // this is life".

4 comments:

Mighty Blackout said...

...how many times has that been run back and forth through BabelFish? The inconsistency of rhythm alone couldn't have been fashioned by any human brain...

Paul Whelan said...

A definite contender. Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz would approve...

Mr Larrington said...

Loses points for not mentioning the Rainbow Bridge though.

TRT said...

Oh, I don't know. Some of the metaphysical imagery is particularly shit.