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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Food 4 Less grocery store general clerk Xochil Montenegro hands out a free reusable shopping bag, supplied by the California Grocers Association (CGA) and the City of Los Angeles, to a customer in observance of Earth Day, on the eve of Earth Day, April 21, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. During the two-day program, 50,000 bags are being handed out at about 40 grocery stores to encourage consumers to use reusable bags instead of disposable plastic or paper bags. The use of reusable bag has increased since a statewide plastic bag recycling law was enacted in July 2007 requiring grocers to provide in-store plastic bag recycling and to sell reusable shopping bags. Some communities have banned disposable plastic grocery bags. The free bags provided by the CGA and the city are made of 100% recycled water, soda and food containers. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

A local grocery store clerk was inspired to get a little creative one day with his closing time announcement.

David Culliton, a cashier at Busch’s Fresh Food Market in Livonia has spoofed “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe, the Vincent Price monologue from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and even wrote an original poem about closing time. Most recently, he made a spoof of the ending of Pixar’s 2007 film “Ratatouille.”

The customers loved it and in fact the news even picked up the story after he made several viral videos. Check them out:

Ya like ravens? #closingannouncementguy #edgarallanpoe #theraven #cashierlife #theatrekid #classiclit #viral #michigander

The Humble Bard (@profstudds) has created a short video on TikTok with music original sound. | Ya like ravens? #closingannouncementguy #edgarallanpoe #theraven #cashierlife #theatrekid #classiclit #viral #michigander | To everyone requesting that I do Poe... | Once upon a 9 o'clock dreary | Our store was closing, our employees *weary | ...

Did somebody say sequel? ???? #cashierlife #theatrekid #thriller #vincentprice #whyamiallowedtodothings #michigander

The Humble Bard (@profstudds) has created a short video on TikTok with music original sound. | Did somebody say sequel? ???? #cashierlife #theatrekid #thriller #vincentprice #whyamiallowedtodothings #michigander | Since y'all liked the first one so much ???? | Darkness falls across the land | The nine o'clock hour is close at hand | ...

Nobody should ever let me on the intercoms. #cashierlife #closingtime #theatrekid #iambicpentameter #whyamiallowedtodothings

The Humble Bard (@profstudds) has created a short video on TikTok with music original sound. | Nobody should ever let me on the intercoms. #cashierlife #closingtime #theatrekid #iambicpentameter #whyamiallowedtodothings | And | now, | a | ...

 

This speech lives rent free in my head#cashierlife #closingannouncementguy #theatrekid #ratatouille #ratatouillemusical #lefestin #antonego #michigan

The Humble Bard (@profstudds) has created a short video on TikTok with music Ratatouille. | This speech lives rent free in my head#cashierlife #closingannouncementguy #theatrekid #ratatouille #ratatouillemusical #lefestin #antonego #michigan | In many ways the work of a cashier is easy. | We risk very little, yet enjoy a position | Where guests offer up their groceries | ...