The Best of the Worst
Written by Bwog Staff
Bwog presents the winners of the Philolexian Society’s 24th Annual Alfred Joyce Kilmer Memorial Bad Poetry Contest. We hear it was positively painful to your ears.
1st Runner-Up: “Ballad of the Frozen Heart” by Laura Baur-Jaronowski (CC’06)
2nd Runner-Up: “Hamilton and Madison” by Alec Webley (SAS’11, UPenn)
Dishonorable Mention: “Stalker, a Love Poem” by Marley Weiner (BC’10)
Dishonorable Mention: “Tubular” by Samantha Kuperberg (BC’10)
Dishonorable Mention: “Chinese Teashop Rap” and “Crime and Punishment Rap” by Dexter Thompson-Pomeroy (CC’12)
Dishonorable Mention: Untitled math sonnets by Adam Levine (GSAS)
Dishonorable Mention: “If God, Then: Newark, New Jersey. Or: Up, Up, Down, Right, Left, Dog Poop. Or: God/Jay Michaelson: The Antichrist?” by Michal Richardson (BC’06)
The texts, audio clips, pictures, and even a video of the winner, will all be posted on Phlog in the next couple days. Check regularly for updates!