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What was this poem?

Within the last week or so, there was a link (I think in a comment) to a poem about how sometimes things actually do turn out okay. The author had written it in haste and was displeased with it and with the fact that it had become so well known. What was it?
posted by HotToddy on Mar 6, 2018 - 12 comments

Seeking a wedding reading found on Ask

I'm seeking a poem I found on Ask, suitable for a wedding reading, that talked about love as a series of repeated, mundane, day-to-day acts of service. Do you know the poem I've lost? [more inside]
posted by samthemander on May 30, 2016 - 26 comments

Contents Under (not enough) Pressure

GNFTI, you complete MONSTER. How could you. I trusted you. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Feb 24, 2014 - 63 comments

Hitler / Metafitler

The poem that had the rhyme Hitler / Metafitler? [more inside]
posted by Meatbomb on May 26, 2010 - 43 comments


I saw the best minds of mefi generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, clicking themselves through the blue pages at dawn looking for an angry fix....
posted by anastasiav on Feb 15, 2008 - 69 comments

community poem weblog

Fun idea? Or... not so much? Inspired by Fuzzy Monster, here, I was thinking of a metapoem blogthing wherein anyone who wanted to participate could post a poem from any particular day, made up of three or four lines created from post "headlines" (first few words — the ones that typically constitute the initial link) from that particular day. If it seems like a fun idea, I have some questions inside...
posted by taz on Apr 3, 2005 - 45 comments

Ancient Chinese subway poem AskMe followup

In the green, I recently posted a question about a poem I once read but couldn't locate. I was asked to post the poem if I found it, which I have. The original thread has been archived, so I'm posting it here. I hope this isn't an etiquette violation. If it is, I'm sorry.
posted by grumblebee on Sep 16, 2004 - 12 comments

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