My Bad Poetry show

My Bad Poetry

Summary: Aaron and Dave, two friends, former roommates, and colleagues (pastors) in their early thirties, dive into the old private journal of Aaron to hear read the personal poems written by him while he was in high school. Experience a mix of self reflection, humor, spirituality, philosophy, self deprecation, and just maybe a half decent poem!

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 Rage | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1434

If you haven't rage quite on us yet, have we got a show for you! Dave and Aaron discuss the second of three poems from December 5th 2005.   My Bad Poetry Episode 15 "Rage" End Poem from a Real Poet: "Hatred" by Gwendolyn Bennett --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Why | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1349

The poem asks "why?" and Dave and Aaron ask "why?" in return without a really good answer.  Hopefully you won't ask the same of them... My Bad Poetry Episode 14 "Why" End Poem from a Real Poet: "Thread of Life" by Christina Rossetti --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Ode To Anyone | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1426

Aaron and Dave discuss what it may mean to be blessed... and it for sure it not having to hear this poem.   Also an extended conversation on "the" got cut for time, but who knows it may pop up down the line.  My Bad Poetry Episode 13 "Ode To Anyone" End Poem from a Real Poet: "Ode to the Sun" by Eloise Bibb Thompson  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Poem from 12/01/05 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1241

Dave and Aaron try to look past the clouds to see the cheese filled lemons on this one. Also when Aaron references "Untitled Melody" he clearly meant "Unchained Melody."  I know it bugs me too.  A big thanks to Feedspot for listing us on their Top 60 Poetry Podcasts of 2021!  https://blog.feedspot.com/poetry_podcasts/ My Bad Poetry Episode 12: 12/01/05 End Poem from a Real Poet: The Days to Come by Medora C. Addison --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Regret | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1300

Aaron finds reading this "poem" a regrettable experience. Dave is less than surprised by this?  When discussing "aggrieved entitlement" Aaron references F. D. Signifier's brilliant video essays.  Here's a link to his work: https://www.youtube.com/c/FDSignifire My Bad Poetry Episode 11: Regret End Poem from a Real Poet: Ebb by Edna St. Vincent Millay --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 My Bad Poetry- Introductions | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 171

Dave and Aaron take a second to say hello and give just a little background to this podcast.

 Two Poems From 11/30/05 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1272

Dave and Aaron try and tackle two poems in one go. Two for the price of one... and yet it's still a bad deal?? My Bad Poetry Episode 10: Two Poems From 11/30/05 End Poem from a Real Poet: How Do I Love Thee Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Obsession? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1284

Why is the (?) there? Better question why does this poem exist at all? Dave and Aaron may not find the answer... My Bad Poetry Episode 9: Obsession? End Poem from a Real Poet: A Fixed Idea by Amy Lowell --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 The ______. | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1286

Apologies for this apologetic verse.   Perhaps it could have been worse? My Bad Poetry Episode 8: The _____. End Poem from a Real Poet: God's Grandeur by Gerard Manly Hopkins --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 The Room | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1096

The third poem from November 7th, 2005 proves three is not always a magic number...   My Bad Poetry Episode 7: The Room End Poem from a Real Poet: First Song Progress of the Soul by John Donne --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Shadows | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1374

Dave reveals there is more than one way to nerd... oh and an old poem discussed.   My Bad Poetry Episode 6: Shadows End Poem from a Real Poet: A Picture by Olivia Ward Bush Banks --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Sing | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1446

A gap in the poems entries may prove to be a turning point in Aaron's early poetic prowess... or perhaps this is only a mirage.  A journal entry "helps" bridge the jump in time.   My Bad Poetry Episode 5: Sing End Poem from a Real Poet: Birds of Prey by Claude McKay --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Silence | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1512

The longest of our episodes yet... on perhaps a poem that should have reflected its title better.  Plus we hear a journal entry that may give us some context?? My Bad Poetry Episode 4: Silence End Poem from a Real Poet: Silence by Sarah Teasdale --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 I | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1193

Who am I?  The questions a Les Mis obsessed Aaron asked back in 2004.  The poem... leaves something to be desired. My Bad Poetry Episode 3: I End Poem from a Real Poet: I Believe by Anonymous --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 Life | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1056

Dave and Aaron return to the thoughts of Aaron as a teenager and see if 14 year-olds really do have everything all figured out.  My Bad Poetry Episode 2: Life End Poem from a Real Poet: Survival Guide by Joy Landon --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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