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Emoji Poetry Contest

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T. S. Eliot once said, “Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.” But he forgot to add: “And millennial poets translate poems into emojis.” Can you guess the following famous verses? The first ten people to name all three poems correctly will win a copy of our Summer issue (no. 221)—you can send your answers to contests@theparisreview.org. If you can’t guess, why not transpose them back to verse? It is, after all, National Bad Poetry Day. 

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Nadja Spiegelman is the author of I’m Supposed To Protect You from All This, and co-editor of Resist!, a feminist publication of comics and graphics.

Rosa Rankin-Gee is the author of The Last Kings of Sark and she finished her second novel, Dreamland.