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January 31, 2005

The Fourth Annual Wergle Flomp Writing Contest

Adam Cohen of the Wergle Flomp Writing Contest suggests readers of this site might be interested in Wergle Flomp. It's a competition to see who can write the worst poem that is still accepted by other poetry writing contests. Previous winners can be found here, here, and here.

This seems unkind, but unkind in a way I enjoy.

CLARIFICATION: The unkindness here is to silly/scam poetry contests, not poets. See here. Any poems submitted to Wergle Flomp are submitted by the authors themselves.

A Tiny Revolution's official position on poets is: we like them a lot. We have seriously considered setting up an official Poetry Day of the Week, in which we will weekly post a good poem. This may still happen.

Indeed, sometimes we ourselves... uh, never mind.

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