People On Twitter Turned This Poem Into A Hilarious Meme

    "Hey I just met you / And this is crazy / But the plums in the icebox / I ate them maybe"

    If you've ever taken a high school English class, you're probably familiar with William Carlos Williams' poem "This Is Just To Say":

    I have eaten
    the plums
    that were in
    the icebox

    and which
    you were probably
    for breakfast

    Forgive me
    they were delicious
    so sweet
    and so cold

    So of course people on Twitter decided to turn the poem into a meme by combining it with pop culture references.

    1. Like this hilarious spin on Lou Bega's song "Mambo No. 5":

    a little bit of cold plums in my life a little bit of icebox by my side a little bit of breakfast is what you need…

    2. Or this tribute to Smash Mouth's song "All Star" (because, of course):

    hey now you're an icebox get your plums on so sweet

    3. And this one.

    @thwphipps Well, the plums start comin' and they won't stop comin'. Gotta hit the icebox for some more cold plummin…

    4. A remix of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song:

    Now, this is a story all about how My breakfast plans turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute So please si…

    5. A shout-out to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe":

    HEY i just met you and this is CRAzy but the plums in the icebox i ate them maybe

    6. No song was safe. There was even a meme rendition of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah":

    I heard there was a set of words That the kids memed and confused the olds But you don't really care for poems, do…

    7. The Killers' "Mr. Brightside":

    now I'm falling asleep and she's eaten my plums now he's opened the icebox and she's taking a plum now I'm looking…

    8. Barenaked Ladies' "One Week":

    9. Eminem's "Lose Yourself":

    His plums are sweaty, Cold, sweet, Eaten already You’d probably saved for breakfast, ready, Icebox empty, Deliciou…

    10. Linkin Park's "In the End":

    It starts with One plum, I don't know why It doesn't even matter how hard you try to Keep them inside The icebox…

    11. Avril Lavigne's "Complicated":

    @thwphipps Why’d you have to go and make plums so complicated? I see them there just chillin’ in the icebox so cold, gets me frustrated

    12. John Lennon's "So This Is Christmas":

    @GretchenAMcC So this is Christmas and what have you done You've opened the icebox And you've eaten my plums

    13. Weezer's "Say It Ain't So":

    somebody's sweet plums are crowding my icebox somebody's cold plums are giving me chills

    14. Meta.

    This is Just to Say I retweeted the-plums- that-were-in- the-icebox tweet which you have probably already seen forgive meme

    15. We are truly living in a Mad World.

    And I find it kinda funny I find it kinda sad That your breakfast for tomorrow Was the plums that I just had

    16. God bless the internet.

    my name is dan, and this is just to say I ate your icebox plums in a major way