The Lakes

In Taylor Swift's song "The Lakes" (from her 2020 album Folklore), Swift references the Lake poets generaly and puns on William Wordsworth in particular:

Take me to the lakes, where all the poets went to die
I don't belong and, my beloved, neither do you
Those Windermere peaks look like a perfect place to cry
I'm setting off, but not without my muse

What should be over burrowed under my skin
In heart-stopping waves of hurt
I've come too far to watch some name-dropping sleaze
Tell me what are my words worth

"I Contain Multitudes"

In Bob Dylan's 2020 album Rough and Rowdy Ways, the song  "I Contain Multitudes" includes the lines:

I'm just like Anne Frank, like Indiana Jones
And them British bad boys, The Rolling Stones
I go right to the edge, I go right to the end
I go right where all things lost are made good again
I sing the songs of experience like William Blake
I have no apologies to make
Everything's flowing all at the same time
I live on a boulevard of crime
I drive fast cars, and I eat fast foods
I contain multitudes


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