The Bacon Verses
How do I love bacon? Let me count the ways.
I love bacon to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of being and ideal grace.
I love bacon to the level of every day’s
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.
I love bacon freely, as men strive for right.
I love bacon purely, as they turn from praise.
I love bacon with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith.
I love bacon with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints. I love bacon with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose,
I shall but love bacon better after death.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (b. 1806)
Sonnets from the Portuguese #43
You better lose yourself in the bacon
The moment, you own bacon,
you better never let bacon go (Go!)
You only get one shot,
do not miss your chance to blow
This bacon comes once in a lifetime, yo
Eminem (b. 1972), Lose Yourself
120 of the greatest poets and musicians show us that bacon is more than a delicious food. Bacon is a universal symbol that offers life lessons about love, sex, religion, heaven, hell, and everything in between.