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Bathroom Graffiti Or Published Poet?

Some of these quotes are legitimate poetry; some are scribbled on a bathroom wall. Can you tell the difference? Scrubbing Bubbles wants to talk about what goes on behind closed bathroom doors. Open up!

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    This is from Walt Whitman's Song of Myself.

    Via poetryfoundation.org
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    Bathroom wall! Probably a pretty accurate statement, also.

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    This is by a guy named Hughes Mearns from a poem he wrote called Antigonish.

    Via poets.org
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    Graffiti! Someone was getting a little emotional over the sink. We've all been there.

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    100% bathroom graffiti. And it's about pizza! Isn't that sweet.

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    This one's obviously called The Emperor of Ice-Cream. Why wouldn't it be? Thank you, Wallace Stevens.

    Via poets.org
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    Graffiti! Take a moment to let these wise words sink in.

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    Published poetry! Ever hear of T.S. Eliot? He wrote this. It's called The Waste Land.

    Via poetryfoundation.org
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    Poetry. A New Englander by the name of Robert Frost penned this one. It's called The Death of the Hired Man, and it's a bit of a downer.

    Via poetryfoundation.org
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    Found on a bathroom wall. Clever.

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    Bathroom! Look at this graffiti, acting like it knows you.

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    More T.S. Eliot! This time, Portrait of a Lady.

    Via bartleby.com
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    Graffiti. One has to wonder what might have gone unnoticed.

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    This one's called Here, ever since you went, and it's by a dude named Walter Savage Landor. His middle name is savage. That's awesome.

    Via bartleby.com
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    Graffiti! Someone had a pumpkin sandwich and had to go write about it ASAP.

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