Here Is Salman Rushdie’s Limerick About Kim Kardashian

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Salman Rushdie attends a Spring Evening to Benefit the New Growth Partnership at Urban Zen on May 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images) Photo: Donna Ward/2011 Getty Images

Salman Rushdie was comparing the works of Philip Roth yesterday on Twitter when one of his followers facetiously asked, "hey, why are you talking about literature and art, don't you know there's Kim Kardashian gossip to attend to?" The author was energized. "OK, I will rise to the challenge and offer my once-only, never-to-be-repeated Kim #Kardashian Limerick," tweeted Rushdie. "The marriage of poor kim #kardashian / was krushed like a kar in a krashian. / her kris kried, not fair! / why kan't I keep my share? / But kardashian fell klean outa fashian." Your move, Joan Didion! [SalmanRushdie/Twitter via ArtsBeat/NYT]