Robbed: man who posts sad break up poetry on Facebook furious about being overlooked for inaugural poet laureate
A Romford man, Dan Cartwright, 28, is absolutely fuming that he’s been “pipped to the post” to be the poet laureate for Biden’s inauguration.
“I couldn’t believe it when I switched on the news,” he said, through gritted teeth and balled up fists. “I should be up there, reading my poem about how much of a bitch my ex-girlfriend is. It’s not fair. I didn’t even know they’d opened applications.”
When asked about his previous poetry experience, Cartwright said, “I’m a regular at all the open mic circuits. I do loads of really good stuff when I read my poems too – like lunge and also swear a lot. It’s really gripping stuff.”
“I should be up there making magic, not sat here watching this all from my parents’ basement. The whole thing has made me so angry I’ve written 3 more poems about it on Facebook.
“Some have upwards of two likes on there so you know they’re good.”