CableVerse: The Drama of the CW

Robert Frost and friend. Photo: Getty Images/Arnold Newman Collection (Frost); iStockphoto (chicken)

“Poetry is what gets lost in translation,” wrote Robert Frost. We think Frost would adore the plot synopses on Time Warner Digital Cable's listings pages. In the spirit of TimesCouplets, we present CableVerse, the found poetry of the cable listings.

Today, seven listings from the evening and late-night lineup of the CW11, the evening of June 28, combine to form a dramatic micro-narrative of love, danger, and betrayal.

7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
Debra's mother plans a party.
Oliver displays erratic behavior.
Dean reveals what John whispered.

A baby shower prompts contemplation.
Tom saves George's life, and George regrets it.

Willona dates a man with a physical disability.
Man dates former professional soccer player.

—Christopher Bonanos