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Celebrate National Poetry Day with These Pop Culture Haikus

From Hollywood.com Staff

Established in 1994 by British philanthropist William Sieghart, National Poetry Day is celebrated on the first Thursday of ever October. Poetry Day isn't a major holiday, but thanks to the wonders of social media, it's one we'll never forget either (#NationalPoetryDay reveals the proud, lyrically-inclined masses of Twitter).

In honor of the poetic celebration, Hollywood.com whipped up a handful of pop culture-themed haikus that would make even 17th century Japanese poet Matsuo Basho swoon over Michael Fassbender. He was looking for a reason anyway, so we're kind of doing him a favor.

Check them out, then write up your own stanza of pop poetry and keep the party going.

On Breaking Bad:

Mr. White, I quit

Landry from Friday Night Lights

Is unstable, yo!

On Madonna:

Now you're affecting

An Anglo-Saxon accent?

You're from Michigan!

On Fall Movies:

Prestigious movies

Arrive and win the awards

Still love Avengers

On Downton Abbey:

Dowager Countess,

Sidesteps charm with acid tongue.

Aristocracy!

On Rihanna:

Diamonds do not shine

Brightly, around boy gone bad

You did not find love.

On Big Brother:

Big Brother 14

Danielle had Stockholm Syndrome

Frank is a carrot

On the Presidential debates:

Big Bird was my friend

He loved art and poetry.

Now he is homeless.

On Kim K's cat photos:

You poor sweet kitten

Stuck with a Kardashian

Someone call PETA

On a great TBS show:

Your name earns much scorn

But I can't hide my fandom

I love Cougar Town.

On Anne Hathaway's marriage:

Oh why Hathaway

Did you wear that odd headband

On your wedding day?

On Psy's YouTube hit:

What is this Gangnam?

What makes its Style so thrilling?

Sigh, I'm done trying.

On Katie Holmes:

Katie Holmes is loose

in New York wearing mom jeans.

Run and hide, Suri.

On the new Facebook commercial:

Zuck's new Facebook ad

Chairs, basketball, dance floors, planes

I think it's a joke

On Michael Fassbender:

Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender, you guys

Michael Fassbender!

Follow Matt Patches on Twitter @misterpatches

[Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures]

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