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Servers mock customer’s extensive order by turning it into a slam poem

'I would have hit decline faster than it took them to feel good about sending that.'

On Jun 2, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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A poetry magazine parted with an editor after she tweeted that the ‘general population has no interest in what we do’

The backlash to the magazine's decision was swift.

On Sep 7, 2021 by Stacey Ritzen

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Graphic poem about racism from Charlottesville mayor freaks out online prudes

Posts from Mayor Nikuyah Walker are receiving praise and criticism online.

On Mar 24, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Cynthia Nixon embodies feminist rage in viral video

'Be a lady, they said.'

On Feb 25, 2020 by Siobhan Ball

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Alt-lit poet Steve Roggenbuck admits to sending sexual messages to underage girl

Others have come forward with allegations of abuse.

On Oct 5, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Researchers taught an AI to compose Shakespearean sonnets

Shall I compare thee to a computer's display?

On Aug 12, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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This is Bill Murray reading a poem about a dog, and that’s all it needs to be

Murray has a real tail to tell.

On Mar 18, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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William Carlos Williams’ famous ‘plums’ poem is now Twitter’s favorite meme

We needed this truly earnest meme.

On Nov 29, 2017 by Tiffany Kelly

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These ‘Milk and Honey’ memes turn Vines into works of poetry

This wildly popular poetry book is now a great meme.

On Aug 8, 2017 by Jay Hathaway

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26 places fidget spinners do not belong

A very thorough guide.

On Jun 18, 2017 by Monica Riese

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Insane Clown Posse sued for allegedly stealing a poem from ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’

It appeared in 'A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul.'

On Mar 31, 2017 by Christine Friar

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Why this William Carlos Williams poem is the perfect meme

Forgive me.

On Nov 1, 2016 by Miles Klee

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McDonald’s tries to ruin Kanye’s good McDonald’s poem

Never tell Kanye how to make his art.

On Aug 23, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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Roses are red, violets are blue, this poetry meme is tried and true

It's the bad poetry trend sweeping Twitter.

On Aug 11, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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Poetry is having a renaissance on social media

Shorter than a personal essay, but just as evocative in times of tragedy.

On Jun 21, 2016 by Gillian Branstetter