Celebrate Emily Dickinson’s Birthday by Singing Her Poems to the Gilligan’s Island Theme Song

It seems to be a truth almost universally acknowledged that you can sing Emily Dickinson’s poems to “The Yellow Rose of Texas,” but did you know you can also do it to the tune of the Gilligan’s Island theme song? Yep. True story.

Here’s the music:

And here’s and excerpt of “Because I Could Not Stop for Death.” Have fun!

Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.