Wednesday, November 30, 2016

iambic pentameter day

By 98 LB baseball BOSS' request, this is the day nocramps has been waiting for. Iambic Pentameter baseball poetry, the style favoured by Shakespeare and friends.

Since it's more challenging, here's a couple of other ways to help you think about it.

This vid is a good primer and vastly entertaining before it goes completely off the rails in the last couple minutes.

And I'm not quite sure what this is.

Here's a version of Who's on First done in Shakespearean style.

And of course, Shakespeare and baseball would not be complete it there wasn't the immortal Wayne and Shuster's Shakespearean Baseball:

If iambic pentameter is too intimidating, feel free to steal a page from Wayne & Shuster.