Beyonce Writes A Poem For Frank Ocean, Plus 7 Other Surprising Celebrity Poets
Julie Gerstein / March 4, 2011
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Charlie Sheen recently said -- among other things, of course -- “I got magic and I got poetry at my fingertips.” He wasn't being, well, poetic -- writing as "Charles Sheen," the self-destructing actor released a book of poetry, A Peace of My Mind, in 1990. An independent blind review of one of his poems by respected poetry editor Frederick Raborg, Jr found his work lacking. Sample line: "Teacher, teacher, the years have passed / I never thought it would go so fast / The things I learned they didn't last. / I'm headin' to sea as I raise the mast. / Oh, teacher, teacher, I'm a peace of your past." We can only hope that while Sheen is forced to take a break from the small screen during this manic time that he fuels some of the crazy into a second book of poetry. Hey, it's gotta be a big improvement on the verse of these six other strange celebrity poets...