Users online showed off their prowess for terrible prose to celebrate Bad Poetry Day on Tuesday, August 18.
To get started, Rappler asked its followers to “drop the bars.”
There’s something deeper than baha (flood), though.
Filipinos also shared their frustration over how the coronavirus crisis has been handled by the Duterte administration.
Even as coronavirus cases continued to rise in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, August 17, announced that Mega Manila’s lockdown will be eased from August 19 to 31.
Twitter and Facebook users also threw shade at Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) officials accused of corruption.
For good measure, a commenter threw in a reference to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, who said he was “elated” that joblessness in the country “only” surged to 45.5% — and not 100% — because of coronavirus lockdown.
“It could have been worse kasi nga po complete lockdown ang nangyayari sa atin,” Roque added. (It could have been worse because we were on complete lockdown.)
Read more of the poetry entries here:
Our replies are open for more terrible poetry entries – so keep them coming. — Rappler.com