Election Haiku & Limerick Contest
Send us your best poetry about the neverending presidential race
Now that the teams of Al Gore and George W. Bush have shifted the focus of the presidential race from the recounts to the courts, tell us what you think—write a haiku or limerick!
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E-mail your election poetry by using the form below. We'll pick the best and post them on our site.
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Inspiration From Our Editors:
Gore drives on the left|
Bush stays mainly to the right
Pull over I’m sick
With Bill and John out the door|
We're left with George Bush and Al Gore
It might get a bit messy
But wait—is that Jesse
Ventura in two thousand four?
painful horrid decision
Must pick Bush or Gore?
Wooden and stiff Al|
Invented the internet?
Who is he kidding
These candidates are getting pretty stale,|
Unfortunately one will prevail,
While one seems too stiff,
And the other likes to sniff,
On the bright side, at least there's no Quayle.
He’s the brand new Bush who’s younger and bigger|
His Dad may have been old, but he’s full of vigor
He’ll cut taxes a ton
And let you keep your gun
But a "compassionate conservative" — how do you figure?
Prochoice and aid for the poor|
You're a liberal down to your core
Your politics are great
But your persona's too sedate
I'm afraid Mr. Gore you're a bore
Choosing Bush or Gore|
Do I want right or far right
Nothing Left to choose
His name is George W. Bush|
They've raised millions to give him a push
but frat boy allegations
have caused hesitation
and he could land flat on his toosh