Today’s new word:
dysphemism n. 1. the substitution of a harsh, disparaging, or unpleasant expression for a more neutral one. 2. an expression so substituted, as “cancer stick” for “cigarette.”
Write your own sad poem, but one that achieves sadness through simplicity.
Pick a painter, make him or her the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.
Note: I have removed this poem because it will be coming out in an anthology. 🙂
Today’s poetry book for inspiration is Poems: Maya Angelou