Over at Details magazine, a short poetry quiz urges discerning readers to connect celebrities with their enigmatic verses. The wide range of styles includes work by popular poets like Jewel, Michael Jackson, Suzanne Somers, and William Butler Yeats. . . . “Celebrity Poetry [is] a much-maligned and misunderstood American literary genre that’s enjoying a bit of extra attention right now, thanks to the rediscovered cosmic versifications of Michael Jackson…. Lyrical musings have put MJ in the company of poetic luminaries like Leonard Cohen, Rosie O’Donnell, Billy Corgan, Jewel, Mr. Spock, and Suzanne Somers.”
I confess I haven’t checked the facts. Who would dare?