dead poets on facebook


Just discovered an early prediction of Facebook in A.E. Housman‘s poetry:

And I will friend you, if I may

– A Shropshire Lad, LXIIIline 57

Can’t help but wonder what Keats’ blog would have been like. Oscar Wilde on Tumblr? Sylvia Plath on Pinterest?


Filed under books, teh interwebz

2 responses to “dead poets on facebook

  1. Good catch! Like your blog, insightful reading. You have a future as a wordsmith.

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