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We needed this truly earnest meme.

William Carlos Williams’ famous poem about eating someone else’s plums, This Is Just To Say, became a popular meme in the last year. People replaced the word plums with other nouns, such as Doritos, Soylent Bars, and Xanax. Now, people are inserting the lines of This Is Just To Say into song lyrics. It’s a meme that evolved from another meme!

How about some plums with a little bit of Mambo Number 5 on the side?

Weezer’s Say It Ain’t So already features the word ‘icebox,’ so the song was a perfect fit for this meme.

The version of Backstreet Boys’ I Want It That Way sounds like a great karaoke song.

This one is pretty Smooth.

How about some Vanilla Ice plums?

Plums work with Carly Rae Jepsen.

And Alanis Morissette.

Hey, someone even threw The Beatles a bone!

And some people are referencing the meme in the meme.

William Carlos Williams would be proud. We think.

Tiffany Kelly

Tiffany Kelly

Tiffany Kelly is the Unclick editor at Daily Dot. Previously, she worked at Ars Technica and Wired. Her writing has appeared in several other print and online publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Popular Mechanics, and GQ.