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This is just to say
This Is Just To Say
William Carlos Williams, 1883 - 1963
I have eaten
that were in
you were probably
they were delicious
and so cold
An early project to keep track of all MetaFilter's versions of this poem can be found here.
A more recent thread that does the same thing is here.
An even more recent thread about the phenomenon is here.
Ghidorah used the poem in class and posted to tell us about it here.
Meanwhile, elsewhere on the web, Wondermark did a great version of its own.
The podcast mentions
Cortex built an auto-generator that spits out riffs on this poem. It lives here.