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Old 09-23-2010, 11:18 PM   #1
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Gilligans' Island and Emily Dickinson

According to http://xkcd.com/788/, Emily Dickinsons' poem, Death can be sung to the tune of Gilligans' Island. I dared not believe it - but here it is!
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Old 09-23-2010, 11:24 PM   #2
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According to http://xkcd.com/788/,
Yes, I saw that a few days back.

It will haunt me forever.
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Old 09-24-2010, 04:14 AM   #3
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Funny, I have always sung it to that tune. From the first time I memorized it in 7th grade....
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Old 09-25-2010, 07:33 PM   #4
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also - try singing it to The Yellow Rose of Texas
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Old 09-25-2010, 07:47 PM   #5
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Is that an editorial comment...
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Old 09-25-2010, 10:21 PM   #6
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Ah, the joys of poetry written in perfect ballad metre. Apparently this works with almost all of Dickinson's poems and a number of non/traditional tunes.
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