Season 5

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

Winter Vacation Bloopers/Outtakes Season 5

For our podcast's "proof of life" during this extended holiday season, enjoy some bloopers and outtakes from the first six episodes of Season Five. Special features include: technical difficulties, general distractions, tired...

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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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Dec. 4, 2023

She Is...

Dave and Aaron return to their normal format after the Thanksgiving break just as previous Aaron seemed to return to his (rather unfortunate) normal form. The hosts get to brush up on the now classic "toxic masculinity" criti...

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Nov. 27, 2023

Bad Songs-giving

Aaron's sister delivers on a hope first expressed in episode 5.1 "Not Long Song...Not Long," providing audio files from a cassette tape in Aaron's past. Dave and Aaron take a break for the Thanksgiving Holiday but not before ...

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Nov. 20, 2023

The Devils Playground

Sickness could not prevent this podcast from being recorded. Though maybe it should have... Dave and Aaron continue to work through the uncharted lengths of the latter pages of the Wolf Journal. What hellscape have they stumb...

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Nov. 13, 2023

A Reason

Another failed song from the pages of the Wolf Journal has Dave all kinds of frustrated. Too short, bad rhymes, toxic message, these are just a few of the reasons the hosts came up with...not to love this one. My …

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Nov. 6, 2023

Not Long Song... Not Long

Welcome to Season 5! Dave and Aaron turn the page in the Wolf Journal to find a new genre of highschool Aaron's writing... lyrics. While this song may have tried to describe the immeasurable feelings of young love, the length...

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