I've culled the following four examples at random from the site in order to whet your appetite.
With a curvaceous figure that Venus would have envied, a tanned unblemished oval face framed with lustrous thick brown hair, deep azure-blue eyes fringed with long black lashes, perfect teeth that vied for competition, and a small straight nose, Marilee had a beauty that defied description.
"Why, you silly little pussycat," he chuckled warmly, "of course I'll make love to you!"
--Alice A. Hall
"This is almost worth the high blood pressure!" he thought as yet another mosquito exploded.
The rain splattered down on the tables of the cafe like raisins dropped by uncaring gods.
--Patricia A. Folkerth
The site is littered with examples; be sure to click on all the links including the guestbook. It is unfortunate that several anthologies of Bulwer-Lytton entries published by Penguin have fallen out of print but if you dont mind your copy used you should be able to dredge something up at Amazon.
Ah yes, Amazon dot com, the golden boys of e-commerce who couldn't be less successful than if they were gang of ambulance chasing red-cross volunteers trailing a herd of Jehova's witnesses through a minefield.
"Hiss, boo, wanker," I hear you protest.
Well, critic is an improvement over geek, I guess.
Okay so there's little hope that I'll be able to come up with a successful entry before the April 15th deadline, but can you do better?
Probably, if you've been reading the same Kuro5hin I have. Which reminds me of the one, lone caveat: it's cheating if you come up with something without actually trying.
There you have it, ladies and gentlemen. Will the writers in the audience please step forward and may the purplest prose win!