A man has the opportunity to win a million dollars if he can cross lake Superior in a 16 foot sailboat...

The people sponsoring the challenge give the man two choices of what he can bring on the boat to assist him. He can either bring a large box of novels or two criminals. However, the people running the competition get to choose what the books are and who the criminals are.

The man realizes the...

Came up with this joke this morning in the shower.

I took a tour of a prison for poets, at the end the warden asked what I thought of it. I said it has its prose and cons.

I'm considering taking a position to translate old Mongolian poetry

The job has its prose and Khans

I asked my friend about his time in prison.

"I have mixed feelings. On one hand I was surrounded by the worst society had to offer. I shared cells with thieves, murderers, and rapists. On the other hand the prison library was filled with the best collection of literature that I've ever seen. I don't know. It has its prose and cons."

One of my friends is writing a book about the speech patterns of prison and the criminals inside

In other words, the prose and cons of jail

Why did the warden cancel the prison writing contest?

There were too many cons and not enough prose

In an alternate universe, Shakespeare’s writings are the easiest to understand

But basic dialogue... is for prose.

I just finished reading a book by a group of amateur poets...

The poems aren’t bad, but you can tell they’re not prose.

Did you hear about the famous writer who turned out to be a fraud?

His life had its prose and cons.

How did Christopher Marlowe keep his writing secret from the other prisoners when he went to jail?

He separated the prose from the cons.

Is it a good idea for prisons to have story-writing classes?

Eh, there are prose and cons

I have been weighing the pros and cons about reading poetry to prisoners.

Pros: prose
Cons: cons

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The third grade teacher was teaching English

The third grade teacher was teaching English and repeated for her class: "Mary had a little lamb, whose fleece was white as snow/And everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go." She explained that this was an example of poetry, but could be changed to prose by changing the last line from "th...

What do you call an amateur sports team made up entirely of poets?

semi-prose

I dumped a girl because she wouldn’t let me read poetry.

Prose before hoes.

I run a rehabilitation program where we get prison inmates to write poetry to help them cope with their emotions.

I call it:
Prose and Cons

I just got a new job at a prison library.

It has its prose and cons.

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Have you ever read Mongolian Poetry?

It has prose and Khans

(Mercilessly re-worded from an /r/Civ shitpost forever ago)

Two men were chatting in a bar

"So what do you do?"

"I write"

"Oh, poetry or prose?"

"Neither, I write cartoons"

"Why's that?"

"No rhyme or reason"

A local prison introduced an English Literature course...

.. during the inmates' free time. The thought behind it was that if the prisoners had lessons on great writers such as Joyce, Hemingway, or Poe it would help them express themselves as well as helping with their rehabilitation back into society. Unfortunately, the program failed. It seems that when ...

Why is a creative writing workshop the first step when training to become a firefighter?

Prose before Hose

What's a good thing about a novelist conman?

He may have a lot of cons, but he also has a lot of prose.

As a volunteer, I taught a seminar on how to write persuasive speeches at my local prison.

I titled the course: "Prose and Cons".

Why did Shakespeare break up with his girlfriend?

Prose before hoes.