Emily Dickinson and Taylor Swift are related. Here's how fans say she influenced her work

‘Are we staying in this darkness?’: Emily Dickinson and Taylor Swift are related. Fans are finding strange connections between their work

‘Who was more of a tortured poet than Emily Dickinson?’

On by Grace Fowler

Student volunteers to share a poem in class—but it’s actually the Shakira song from ‘Zootopia’

‘I have no shame’: Student volunteers to share a poem in class—but it’s actually the Shakira song from ‘Zootopia’

‘His life is just Zootopia at this point.’

On by Grace Fowler

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‘DO NOT READ TEN LEGS EIGHT BROKEN’: This viral spider poem is moving TikTokers to tears

Inspiring sympathy for a dying spider, the poem ‘Ten Legs, Eight Broken’ is all over TikTok.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

servers speaking over long receipt background with caption 'a delivery order/slam poem titled: 'Free.''

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 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 by Stacey Ritzen

Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker's next to a Facebook post

Graphic poem about racism from Charlottesville mayor freaks out online prudes

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

On by Mikael Thalen

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Cynthia Nixon embodies feminist rage in viral video

‘Be a lady, they said.’

On 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 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 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 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 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 by Jay Hathaway

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26 places fidget spinners do not belong

A very thorough guide.

On 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 by Christine Friar

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Why this William Carlos Williams poem is the perfect meme

Forgive me.

On by Miles Klee

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