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My Bad Poetry has had the joy of inviting amazing guests onto the show. We are grateful for their time, wisdom, humor, vulnerability, and above all their own “bad” poetry!
April 8, 2024

Doppelganger, Scenes..., & Hibernation (w/ Frances Klein)

Frances Klein makes such an amazing return to the show that she may have out hosted the hosts. With three "new" bad poems from her past, Frances brings us through the stylings of a dictionary and thesaurus, with an uninhibite...

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March 25, 2024

Both Things are True...North of the Eiffel Tower (w/ Kelli Russell Ag…

Kelli Russell Agadon makes her triumphant return to the show after nearly two years since she became the first true guest of the show. This time around, Kelli brings three poems from three different eras in her writing career...

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March 18, 2024

World, Ambiance..., & Making Love... (w/Darrell Parry)

The Stick Figure Poet himself joins Dave and Aaron to share an eclectic collection of bad poetry from the 90s. From cocky self assurance, to shy kid in the corner, to kissing death, the twists and turns will keep the …

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March 11, 2024

Miscellaneous & You wake up at five in the morning (w/ Court Ludwick)

Huge shout out to " Arts Callings Podcast " w/ Jaime Alejandro for being the connection point that made this episode possible. Look for Court's episode on Arts Calling too! When a poet reaches out to the show with the …

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Feb. 26, 2024

Pumpkin King ... Decreasing Functionality (w/ L.M. Cole)

From dark tendrils to spotted slugs and briars of prongs, L.M. Cole's draft folder is full of some strange images. Aaron and Dave dive into the draft folder with L.M. to find the less than subtle cries for help in …

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Feb. 19, 2024

Playground & Have you ever seen [...]? (w/ jason b. crawford)

Dave and Aaron find themselves in the presence of the 2023 Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Prize winner, jason b. crawford! That being said the poems they share on the show aren't ones that made the cut for Yeet! or Year of …

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Feb. 12, 2024

Confinement, Silk Road, & Adynaton (w/ Madeleine Corley)

While Dave is unable to make it, Aaron and Madeleine carry on a cosmic journey over a silk road to a ocean of plastic. From 2017 and 2018 archived documents Madeleine finds evidence of unrequited love and odd artistic choices...

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Feb. 5, 2024

Ode to My Pal, John & La Reine du Déguisement (w/ Nicole Tallman)

Nicole returns to My Bad Poetry with a high school poem and a college assignment (that earned an A). The only thing these two poems share? Nicole thinks they are bad. Since Dave and Aaron have no clue how to …

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Jan. 29, 2024

The Jail I Enrolled Into, The Fallen god, & Chocolate Cake (w/Shiksha…

Shiksha wants to make it clear that these are the poems of a 16 year old so listeners beware. From "school is a prison," to a personified Death, Shiksha takes Dave and Aaron through the ringer of cliche high school …

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Jan. 22, 2024

Untitled & Desperation (w/ Raegen Pietrucha)

Dave and Aaron welcome back the Gorgan writer herself, Raegen Pietrucha. Raegen has done her due diligence and dug up two old poems from her own high school journal (covered with suns and moons no less). Along with one hold …

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Jan. 15, 2024

Hello, Babies & Slaying It (w/ Trapper Markelz)

Dave and Aaron return from their holiday breaks with new guest on the show Trapper Markelz. From questionable interpretations of salt formations to interesting fisher slang, this conversation takes many unexpected turns, much...

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Dec. 31, 2023

My Bad Poetry Presents: Board Games with Luke Wortley

Though originally cut for time, this boardgame conversation seemed to interesting to leave on the cutting room floor. So during this extended winter break My Bad Poetry decided to drop this special bonus mini Boardgame episod...

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Dec. 18, 2023

Forty Ounce Magnum (w/ Lannie Stabile)

CW: Some references to abuse made throughout the episode. Lannie Stabile makes her triumphant return to the podcast as its "secret third co-host" with more rabbit holes as well as physical proof of future material (seven jour...

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Dec. 11, 2023

Shemjaza, [...], Glass, & Misiones (w/ Luke Wortley)

Content Warning: The final "bad" poem does deal with a death by suicide. Covering 34'-40'. _____ Luke Wortley tries a bold strategy coming on the show, which is exploring tangents long enough to never actually get to any of h...

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Sept. 25, 2023

The Prince & Old Photographs (w/Megan McDermott)

"Look at Old Photographs/ Everytime we do it makes us laugh." Megan brings so many gems to the show, yet the crew only had time to discuss two of them. Partly because they kept getting off topic with clergy stuff, …

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