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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
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold"

Funny Twitter meme mixing William Carlos Williams
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