Oedipus on the Beach

There are iambs to be found, and even some pentameter, in Edward Champion’s verse updating of a Sophocles classic, inspired by a recent news story. Click on the “hot pink tank top” link within the verses to make sense of it all.

Regarding the verses: pretty good work. Regarding the story: damn …

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  1. What a hootEdward Champion
    What a hoot

    Edward Champion did a great job on the verse.

    It’s all pretty funny except the part about the dad, which is kind of a downer.

    Reminds me of the time I won a bid on eBay, only to discover my grandma was selling the Steely Dan item and it wasn’t music.

    Not really.

  2. oh, Mama….Arright….that
    oh, Mama….

    Arright….that was worthy…Except I feel dirty & letchy all over…oh, wait, that’s a good thing…Can I have the Iliad in hypertext now?

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