hamlet throwdown

Today in English we had a "Hamlet Throwdown" in which we fought to the death...with our "To be, or not to be" parodies.  In spite of the fact I started mine at eleven o'clock last night, I got second place!  Considering I almost forgot to do it, until I saw someone post something on Facebook about it, it was a lovely surprise.  Here it is (based on a true story/my life/right now):

To blog, or not to blog: That is the question
Whether it’s nobler in the mind to suffer
The focus and boredom of uninterrupted homework
Or to ignore a sea of Followers
And by neglecting lose them? To reblog: to post;
No more; and by a post to say we end
The overload of the thousand pictures
That Tumblr is heir to, 'tis a dream
Devoutly to be wish'd. To reblog, to post;
To post: perchance to inspire: ay, there's the rub;
For in that post what comments may come
When we have published this edited draft,
Must give us pause: there's the respect
That gives tolerance to so long a homework assignment;
For who would bear the cofactors and determinants of Trigonometry,
The pain of French conjugations
The task of memorizing court cases and their decisions
When he himself might log into Blogger or Tumblr
To share his thoughts? who would want,
To grunt and sweat under a blogless life,
But that the dread of procrastination,
The undiscover'd blogs from which
No reader returns, weakens the will to stop
And makes us rather blog and blog and blog
Than actually accomplish something productive?
Thus conscience does make cowards of us all;
And thus the native hue of creativity
Is overcome with the pale cast of responsibility
And enterprises of imagination and wily
With this regard their currents turn awry,
And lose the name of action.—Log in now!
My fair blog! Procastination, in thy actions
Be all my posts remember'd.

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