The Worst Pome EVER!

Poetry Contest
Are you sick of all this heartfelt and meaningful poetree? Do all these poems that make you think and CARE about stuff make you want to dive off the end of the flat EARTH? Would one more tender embrace make you puke your kidneys down the crapper?

This is the place for you. You are hereby challenged to write the worst pome EVER! It should have no insight or lasting meaning for your reader to take with them. It shouldn't stir any emotion of any kind. You must not cause the slightest chuckle, guffaw, giggle or snort.

You may use the most hideous fonts and colours imaginable. You may search endlessly for the most inappropriate and inexplicable artwork to further destroy your claim of "arteeste".

Feel like blathering a bunch of incoherent nonsense in your author's notes? Please do!

The absolute worst pile of crap nothingness will be the winner. Let's just see what these so-called exceptional poets are made of. C'mon down and grapple with the worst of the worst.


Write a poem of any kind presented anyway you wish. The worst poem wins.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool of 90.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Monday, May 14, 2018.

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Created by michaelcahill
Monitored by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. This contest has ended. But there are over 50 other contests that you can enter. Click here to view our contest listing. Please click here to view the results of this contest.

All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not. This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    Vote for the absolute WORST poem. If it's any good, ignore it. It's an affront to decency. WE WANT TERRIBLE!

This contest is full. There are no reserved spots remaining. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account.

Deadline: Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

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Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Gloria .... Entered If the Shrew Spits, Bear It
michaelcahill Entered The Smoove Operator
Michael Steinert Position Reserved
Mark Valentine Position Reserved
Beck Fenton Entered You is Swell
Meia (MESAYERS) Entered My Magum Opus
Mustang Patty Entered Nevermind
Kerry Wanstall Position Reserved
Liz O'Neill Entered Pomed
tfawcus Entered Toenail Stew
Susanjohn Entered Now, Wadya say?
Kathy Franklin Position Reserved
brenda faye curtis Position Reserved
joeruptak Position Reserved
Gert sherwood Entered Here it goes My Lousy Poem
Raul1 Entered Butterballoons
Ava Wilson Position Reserved
dovemarie Entered Disorderly Minds