Saturday, January 26, 2013

I Carry Your Heart (with me in my Tardis)

from strange things are afoot @ the circle K

Poetry and Doctor Who might seem like a surprising mix, but there's actually a Doctor Who poetry collection written by fans, plus these Doctor/poetry connections:

* In the episode Midnight, a character quotes, and the Doctor references, Christina Rossetti's poem "Goblin Market":

"We must not look at goblin men,
We must not buy their fruits:
Who knows upon what soil they fed
Their hungry thirsty roots?"

* A poem figures prominently in the episode Demon's Run:

Night will fall and the dark will rise,
When a good man goes to war.
Demons run, but count the cost.
The battle's won but the child is lost.

* Poem Girl from the episode The Beast Below

* Twas the Night Before Christmas (Doctor Who style)

* Dr Who becomes rhyme lord of poetry from The Belfast Telegraph

* A page about William Shakespeare and the Doctor

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