I Hate Poetry
Distract them with sex!

Distract them with sex!

August 13, 2022

Dylan and Charlie are back for season 2! The iconic duo cover “A Poison Tree” by William Blake, “When I have Fears That I may Cease to Be” by John Keats and Dylan showcases his new poem “New Horizons”.

We’ve all got a snake in our garden!

We’ve all got a snake in our garden!

January 6, 2022

In this exciting season finale, Dylan and Charlie explore "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost, "O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman and another classic poem from Dylan.

Christmas 2021 – Part Two

Christmas 2021 – Part Two

December 21, 2021

Merry Christmas everyone! Who will win the best poem of 2021 as awarded by the I Hate Poetry cast? Charlie, Dylan, and Jack return for part two of our Christmas Special where they look at five Christmassy poems to see which is the best. Featuring poetry submissions from @Wordofashy, Catrina Conway, Joe Szalinski, @Virtual_Scribe and @goldencurlboy.

Christmas 2021 - Part One

Christmas 2021 - Part One

December 13, 2021

In the first of our two-part Christmas special, Dylan Scrooge is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Poetry Past (Charlie). The festive friends explore the poems ‘Yuletide Blessings’ by Lady Ravenhill and ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ by Clement Clarke Moore. Dylan then shares some Christmas poems written by him and his partner Lex.

Most awkward intro ever…

Most awkward intro ever…

December 5, 2021

Dylan and Charlie introduce special guest Maggie Bowyer (rather awkwardly) as the trio explore “Words, Wide Night” by Carol Ann Duffy and “Afterparty” by Maggie Bowyer herself! Dylan also writes an interesting “poem response”.

Diving into bone - Halloween special!

Diving into bone - Halloween special!

October 30, 2021

In this spooky episode, Dylan and Charlie read and analyse some terrifying user submitted poems! Dylan also surprises you with his own special nail-biting poem.

IT‘S FAMILY!

IT‘S FAMILY!

October 25, 2021

Dylan and Charlie explore "The Red Wheelbarrow" by William Carlos Williams (so good they named him twice) and "Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802" by William Wordsworth. Charlie then ambushes Dylan with a rival poem by William Blake.

I hate the universe! (User submitted episode)

I hate the universe! (User submitted episode)

September 12, 2021

Dylan and Charlie are back at it again with user submitted poems and they are pleasantly surprised with the submissions they get!

You’ve got to take the rough with the smooth!

You’ve got to take the rough with the smooth!

July 18, 2021

Dylan and Charlie look at their first Shakespeare sonnet "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" and analyse "What would I give" by Christina Rossetti. Dylan also writes a new poem called "The four rules to Simping".

You’ve given me a bone with no meat!

You’ve given me a bone with no meat!

May 23, 2021

Dylan and Charlie explore "Another Sky" by Emily Dickinson, "The Life That I Have" by Leo Marks and a very special poem written by Dylan called "Carnation."

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