Monday, August 13, 2007

Fun With Poetry

FAMOUS LOVE POEMS (rewritten in haiku form for seniors)

Shall I compare thee
to a .... to a ... Damn! It's on
the tip of my tongue.....

(William Shakespeare)

How do I love thee?
You crazy old coot, how does
anyone love you?

(Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

T.S. Eliot Remixed and Remastered

In the room the women come and go
Talking of Oprah and J-Lo.

In the room the women are comin' and goin'
Talking of Paris and Lindsay Lohan

What Dorothy Parker Should Have Said

Girls don't have adventures
With men who wear dentures.

Assphodel (after William Carlos Williams' Asphodel)

It is difficult to get the news from pussy
yet men die miserably every day
for lack of what is found there.