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    25 Puns That Will Satisfy All Poetry Nerds

    Puns are bad, but poetry is verse.

    1. Why is John Keats such an ass man?

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    2. Why did the free verse poem ignore the sonnet?

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    3. Why is Dylan Thomas terrible in bed?

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    4. What's Edgar Allan Poe's favorite TV show?

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    5. What do you call an ode to your arms and legs?

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    6. How do you know William Carlos Williams is possessive about his game consoles?

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    7. What do you call fiction writers who try to write poetry?

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    8. How will Shakespeare vanquish his enemies?

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    9. What does the reluctant poet write?

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    10. What does Walt Whitman wear after he mows his lawn?

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    11. Why are poets known as the smelliest writers?

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    12. Where do they bury dead poets?

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    13. Which poet tends to be a little TMI?

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    14. What would you find in a pirate's drafts?

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    15. What did Mary Shelley say when Percy claimed he was the better poet?

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    16. Which poet used the most colorful language?

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    17. How do dinosaurs structure their verses?

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    18. Why did Emily Dickinson blow off the bill collectors?

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    19. What's Maya Angelou's favorite steady structure?

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    20. What's the sickest poem ever written?

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    21. Which poet would Sylvester Stallone play in a movie?

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    22. What sound did Matsuo Basho make as a baby?

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    23. What do you get when you're aroused by an elegy?

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    24. What did the greedy relative ask when the romantic poet died?

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    25. And finally, why should we arrest all poets?

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