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William Topaz McGonagall

William Topaz McGonagall (1825-1902) a Scottish poet, actor, and weaver. He had a remarkable genius for writing hilariously bad poetry. His published works include Poetic Gems, More Poetic Gems, Still More Poetic Gems, Yet More Poetic Gems, Further Poetic Gems, Yet Further Poetic Gems, and Last Poetic Gems. Photo by Parisian Photo Co, Edinburgh, via Wikimedia Commons