This is why you see 'roses are red' poems all over the internet

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Twitter has been especially poetic lately as people are sharing their own takes of a popular rhyme.

The meme, which always starts with "roses are red," is followed with a photo that "completes the rhyme and serves as the punchline" according to The Daily Dot.

It's actually been around for a long time. The rhyme itself dates back to the 16th century, but Weird Twitter started making the joke online in 2015.

Sometimes the punchline is a headline:

Sometimes it's a YouTube video title:

And sometimes it's a screencap:

The meme is adapting and, of course, flipping around.

And now there's a bot that ruins everything by automatically tweeting popular headlines matched with nonsensical rhymes:

Now that you understand the meme, you can check out some more of the best tweets about it:

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Roses are red My favorite Affleck is Ben https://t.co/GM8qO7Gb6J
Roses are red, violets are not https://t.co/5xKqbix5zR
roses are red i'm too blessed to be stressed https://t.co/cm4hN7Hdpo
Roses are red Daises are smaller https://t.co/N1TJmhUSVI
roses are red the girls are shook https://t.co/RFz6inmUH6
Roses are red Violets are blue https://t.co/QcmbqyrK5d
Roses are red Kim Kardashian loves crying Here is my reminder that a lot of *BEES ARE DYING* https://t.co/f5eVlJIITA
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