poetry

Favorite

William Carlos Williams' Plums Poem Is Our New Favorite Twitter Meme

Twitter users have been having a lot of fun this week riffing on William Carlos Williams' classic poem, "This is Just To Say." The plum-loving poem's fame, length, and rhythm have made it the target of many parodies. This latest treatment blends the three-verse poem with popular song lyrics - ranging from Linkin Park to Leonard Cohen. The results are an unexpected delight for poetry and music lovers alike. 

"I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox

and which
you were probably
saving
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold"

Funny Twitter meme mixing William Carlos Williams' 'This is just to say' plums poem with popular song lyrics, smash mouth, linkin park.
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

More Of Your Favorite Pop Songs Re-Imagined As Sonnets

Ask and you shall receive. Our last collection of sonnets from Pop Sonnets was a huge hit, so we're back with more geeky Shakespearean goodness. This iambic pentameter is off the chain. 

Collection of famous pop songs re-imagined as Shakespearean sonnets, cover photo of Eminem in Elizabethan clothing with a sonnet version of "Lose Yourself."
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

All Your Favorite Pop Songs Re-Imagined As Sonnets

Tumblr page Pop Sonnets (which updates weekly!) painstakingly reworks famous pop songs into Shakespearean poetry. The result is something both pop fans and lit nerds can appreciate. 

Funny pop songs turned into Shakespearean sonnets, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Eminem, rap, pop, pop music.
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

People Theorize What It Would Be Like If Dr. Seuss Wrote Erotic Novels and Now Our Childhoods are Ruined

The internet has always done a fantastic job of destroying the things we hold dear. The very existence of rule 34 has left me with little in my life that has not been utterly ruined. 

Well, along comes this Ask Reddit thread to destroy dear old Dr. Seuss. Although, some of these don't quite fit into the classic Dr. Seuss pattern there are some truly amazing (terrible?) erotic poets lurking around. 

 I promise you, after reading these you'll never again be able to read Dr. Seuss without dirty rhymes floating through your head.

ask reddit erotic dr seuss sexy times poetry - 1520901
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -