Google AI helps you write a poem in the style of famous poets of the past

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I’ve always wanted to know what the lyrics to Queen’s theme song to the Highlander TV show would have been had Edgar Allan Poe written them. Surprisingly that totally (mostly) works as a poem about immortals.

The Immortal’s Lament

Here we are. Born to be kings. We’re the princes of the universe.
Set us on the coffin of our throne;
Keep you from the fervor of our tone—
Clasp this home in this ungainly joy!

Old Time to his eternal heart run!
Look on this world as thine own fire,
Tempting him with no wild desire,
Yet should my soul be an evil sun!

Keep a moon within a hope for light!
Dark was that that darkness and the night—
A dream of deep rest, of starry light,
Dark was that that darkness in the night!

Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe



Is this an attempt to crush creativity, drive more derivative content, or omit originality from the vast wellspring of verse? Oh, it’s from Google - so all of the above. :woman_shrugging:t4:


Emily Dickinson completes Coleridge

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
a stately pleasure-dome decree;
Away you took a sea for dawn,
To take my measure from the sea.


I realized it’d be interesting to see what the AI did if fed the first lines of famous songs …

It’s fun but not easy to get something good from.

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