funny poem about writing novels

The Wall Street Journal – September 21, 2017

So change it back is what the company did. General Mills has decided to reintroduce the original, more-vibrant Trix, artificial flavorings and all, and will start selling it on supermarket shelves alongside the more wholesome version in October.

Be it cereal or politics, our nation,

Embraces “market segmententation.”

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BBC – August 12, 2016

Many Republicans have determined the Trump campaign has finally reached the point of no return and are running for the exits. So what are their

Detach? Dethrone? Divorce?
Or, just old-fashioned “buyer’s remorse.”

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The Wall Street Journal – June 18, 2015

Readers turned out in droves Thursday for the fourth installment in E.L. James’s steamy “Fifty Shades” series – a retelling of the first novel, this time from Mr. Grey’s point of view. On Twitter, readers posted photographs of raunchy passages they had highlighted in the book – passages too graphic, unfortunately, to be quoted in The Wall Street Journal. One excerpt that generated particularly heated discussion involved a piece of peeled ginger root.

‘Fifty Shades’ with rope and whip,
Still has readers in its grip.

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www.segaltrials.com – May8, 20150

According to new research at the University of Bradford in the U.K., exposure via social media to images and videos of violent news events can trigger PTSD-like symptoms…“Social media has enabled violent stories and graphic images to be watched by the public in unedited, horrific detail,” said study leader Dr. Pam Ramsden. “Watching these events and feeling the anguish of those directly experiencing them may impact our daily lives.”

Too much violence, disaster, wretched distress,
Can shrivel the psyche, and crank up the stress.

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BBC News April, 3, 2015

PARIS—French lawmakers have voted in favor of a law that would ban excessively thin fashion models from the runway and potentially fine their employers in a move that prompted resistance in the modeling industry.

Too thin and too gaunt,
N’est-ce-pas what we waunt.

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