Our friends over at the Korrektiv blog have come up with a pretty hilarious idea for a poetry contest and they want you to take part. If you want to participate, your goal is to turn a pop song into a Shakespearean sonnet (including archaic Elizabethan language). Winners are promised “something Shakespearey, I suppose.” For further instructions, see this announcement at Korrektiv. Deadline is April 1, so start writing!
And here’s the poem that inspired it all: