Poems of the Week

Milton vs. Gerwig

by Paul Willis

“Greta Gerwig’s Paradise Lost: [On] the Deep Parallels Between Barbie
and John Milton’s Late Renaissance Epic”
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First came Adam,
then came Eve—
an afterthought,
I do believe.

But first came Barbie,
then came Ken.
When you’ve got Margot,
who needs men?