Buyout Poetry

Dear Applebees,

Even though you’ve been purchased by a company

that’s both smaller and lower-end than you

and for less than your actual value

IHOP we can still be friends!

Love and pancakes,

The New Management

Applebee’s Shareholders Back $1.9B Sale [NYTimes]

[Photo: apple pancake, from Walker Bros., by southeast star/flickr]

Buyout Poetry