Tweet Land of Liberty: An Original Poem from Elinor Lipman on the Day of her Book's Publication
Elinor Lipman has just published her book of election inspired tweets. Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus charts the daily, hilarious tweets she wrote, starting in June, as she followed the shifting political landscape. The twittersphere went crazy for them--and now they're available in the booksphere(?), too.
She even wrote us a special poem to commemorate the publication of Tweet Land of Liberty.
I made this stupid pledge last June,
It could've been a lead balloon.
Twitter poems are hard to fit,
But there's a lot that rhymes with "Mitt."
And felt the strains of writer's block.
It takes a village to amuse....
But then--a gaffe or breaking news!
Who knew these poems were so respected,
That they've been published, all collected.
A book so cute & undersized,
About elections, satirized.
I have to say I'm flabbergasted
How long this Twitter thing has lasted.
I'd like to thank the candidates,
I just hope they won't retaliate...