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GuerrillaReads No. 24

Sure, there’s plenty of not-so-good poetry out there, but only Pamela August Russell has proudly staked a claim as The Very Bad Poet.

Here she reads from her book, B is for Bad Poetry, which includes such masterworks as

  • Nietzche And The Ice-Cream Truck
  • Despair, Party of One
  • Capitalism Can Fall Not Like I Fell For You

What’s more, Russell finally gives answer to G.K. Chesterton’s rather pointed observation that “Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.”