“Poetry is what gets lost in translation,” wrote Robert Frost, who would adore the plot synopses on Time Warner Digital Cable. In the spirit of TimesCouplets, Christopher Bonanos presents CableVerse: Today, the poesy of America's Funniest Home Videos.
“A man puts a rubber bird in the freezer; a pistachio nut sticks to a man's lip; a dog makes a mess of the yard.”
“Puppy escapes; rodeo tumble; beer-belly pregnancy; baby feeder.”
“Musical chairs; babies' hairdos; horseplay; birthday surprises.”
“Toilet seat; curious toddler gets wet; amateur rocket-launch; sleeping fisherman.”
“Tree-climbing Chihuahua; boxing dachshund; psychic grandma; popping egg.”