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Poem Parody

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Take a poem and create a parody of it! Make a sonnet from Shakespeare into an ode to your cat, or rewrite Poe's "The Raven" to be about Star Wars -- shoot for anything you can come up with. The more ridiculous, the better! Be sure to link back to the original poem, too, so we can see what you're parodying.

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Poem Remix

My first writing assignment of this week was worth 3 stars, and it was the Poem Parody writing assignment.

“Take a poem and create a parody of it! Make a sonnet from Shakespeare into an ode to your cat, or rewrite Poe’s “The Raven” to be about Star Wars — …

Poem Parody

This was based on the assignment found here (http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/poem-parody/).

Last night I dreamed of Russians,
there were Soviets everywhere,
they were standing on my stomach,
they were scratching through my hair,
they were prodding through my baggage,
they were hoping for my head,
they were scuffling up clothing…

Green Grass and Cann

For this assignment, we were supposed to take a poem and make a parody of it. I decided to do Green Eggs and Ham. While it technically isn’t a poem, it rhymes so whatever. The original Green Eggs and Ham can be found here and now onto my parody..Green Grass …

English Suppression or Wordsworth Gazes on Thom Gunn

This is a parody of Wordsworth, that chortles at the line, ‘A Poet could not be but gay’ but with a little bit of me, thinking about the changes in social culture since my youth as a very repressed young gay man in the 1960s to now, married to Geoff. He liked the poem a […]

To Octavia by Edgar Allan Poe {Parody}

A poem by Edgar Allan Poe, one of my favorite writers ever! Here is my parody. Lyre of the Sea Hear that song and light the fire. Come hither the gilded lotus, Forget your wiles and pray to none. Let … Continue reading →

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