Probably the worst poetry in the world.
Advantages: Unintentionally hilarious poetry
Disadvantages: Eye-wateringly bad scansion and appalling themes - great in small doses, but not for prolonged reading
McGonagall's poetry is hilariously funny. It completely ignores all the basic rules of writing poetry, and combines this with Victorian melodrama. Widely hailed as the worst poet ever, his works are still in print and easy to find.
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drewish 29.11.2004 · Read full review
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