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The World is Our Oyster / Sauce

A Twitter poem inspired by Calvin Trillin

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  1. It all started with this terrible and very problematic poem published in the New Yorker:
  2. Then Beth Nguyen pulled out one of the winning couplets from the poem.
  3. And I thought,
  4. So I was inspired to write this:
  5. And then we were off!
  6. I decided we should anthologize this offering (since we were clearly on our way to writing a New Yorker-worthy poem!)
  7. Celeste referenced last fall's Michael Derrick Hudson debacle:
  8. THEN LEE KUM KEE LIKED OUR TWEETS!
  9. Hey New Yorker, we think this poem is right up your alley. Have your people call our people.
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