• Newsfeed
  • Internet

All Your Favorite Pop Songs, Rewritten as Brilliant Shakespearean Sonnets

1 minute read

In the perfect blend of high-brow and low-brow, a delightful new Tumblr is taking Top 40 hits and rewriting them as sonnets. Everything is fair game, from current chart-toppers (like “Problem” by Ariana Grande and “Rude” by Magic!) to old favorites (like “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi and “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees).

Ever wonder what Taylor Swift and Beyoncé would sound like in iambic pentameter? We hadn’t either, but now we can’t get enough.

Here are some of our favorites:

Read more of these brilliant sonnets on Tumblr.

More Must-Reads From TIME

Contact us at letters@time.com