The Poetry of the Beatles

I’m neither much of a poetry fan, or a Beatles fan. Even so, I found this video by Kyle Kallgren of Chez Apocalypse look at meter in poetry, using Beatles lyrics as an example, very interesting:

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2 thoughts on “The Poetry of the Beatles

  1. That was awesome. Though I’d call Hiawatha tetrasyllabic:

    By the SHORES of
    Gitche GUmee
    by the SHIning
    big sea WAter
    Stood the WIGwam
    of NoKOmis,
    Daughter OF the
    Moon, NoKOmis

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