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If Famous Poets Had Tinder

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Tinder is pretty great because you get to swipe left and right on people’s shirtless selfies all from the comfort of your own butt-dented couch. Tinder does, however, get a bad rap, mostly because if you want to have a conversation with a regular human being, you must first sift through hundreds of:

  • Douchebags
  • Weirdos
  • That guy whose profile pic is a car

You’ll notice “famous poets of yore” is not on this list, but that’s because we’re simply living in the wrong era. Two hundred years ago, Tinder would have been CRAWLING with the likes of Byron and Keats. Now, those guys may have missed out, which is our loss as much as theirs, but here’s what it would’ve looked like if they hadn’t: