Based on True Events

Imitation is a form of flattery when done properly. Imitation is also a way of learning. William Carlos Williams did this poem about accidentally eating plums. This is about a completely different circumstances that again resulted in an apology note. Without further ado, an imitation of “This is To Say.”

I squashed a spider

with your chemistry notes

that you left in plain sight

and which you might have

needed in the morning

for class

sorry the spider

was huge and


-Anna Elizabet Annas