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Top Ten Reasons to Take up Writing Poetry

(submitted by micah rideout)

10. Being homeless wasn't working out for you, so you took a step down in the tax bracket. (sexychick)
9. Had trouble finding a real personality after high school. (Little Jon)
8. "You too can be poor and obscure!" (sallymania)
7. There's a restraining order that prevents you from playing your accordion. (lefty)
6. An evil fairy cursed you to speak in rhymes (Mamday)
5. Because you're bad at math. (Squeakgator)
4. It gets you a little closer to your all-time dream job as a rap musician. (Ilsoap)
3. You want to prove to your parents that taking a master degree in English wasn't a waste after all. (sexychick)
2. Speaking in Haiku, annoying people with it, brings me so much joy. (What the DILLY-O?!)
1. Your father said "Take up poetry or I'm gonna kick your lazy ass out of the house." (Jason)

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