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Latest Chrysler "Imported From Detroit" ad trades in Eminem for poetry on Thanksgiving

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Nov 25th, 2011 at 11:57AM

Edgar Albert Guest was a transplanted Detroiter, his family having moved from Birmingham, England to The Motor City well before Detroit earned that nickname. From there, he embraced the city and life itself, penning more than 10,000 poems with titles like "On Quitting" and "It Takes a Heap O' Livin'." His works had simple, inspiring themes that earned him the title of The People's Poet and the only-ever Poet Laureateship of Michigan. And it is he that Chrysler has turned to for its next Imported from Detroit commercial, advertising the 2012 Chrysler 300. Guest's poem "See it Through," a... Read More

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